Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders

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Author: Burton David Rose,Theodore W. Post,Robert Narins,Theodore Post

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071346825

Category: Medical

Page: 992

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This superbly written text gives students, residents, and practitioners the edge in understanding the mechanisms and clinical management of acid-base disorders. Presents the core information to understand renal and electrolyte physiology, and reviews the treatment rationale for all major acid-base and electrolyte disturbances. The entire text is exhaustively revised, and now includes questions and answers in each chapter.

Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology E-Book

A Problem-Based Approach

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Author: Kamel S. Kamel,Mitchell L. Halperin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323359086

Category: Medical

Page: 590

View: 6889

With a strong focus on problem solving and clinical decision making, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Physiology is your comprehensive, go-to guide on the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders. This in-depth reference moves smoothly from basic physiology to practical clinical guidance, taking into account new discoveries; new understanding of fluid, acid-base, and electrolyte physiology; and new treatment options available to today’s patients. An essential resource for nephrologists and emergency practitioners, this extensively revised edition helps you make the best management decisions based on the most current knowledge. Presents questions and explanations throughout that let you test your knowledge and hone your skills. Key point boxes make essential information easy to review. Numerous line drawings, diagnostic algorithms, and tables facilitate reference. Distinguished authors apply their extensive experience in research, clinical practice, and education to make theoretical and clinical knowledge easy to understand and apply. More patient-based problem solving illustrates how key principles of renal physiology, biochemistry, and metabolic regulation are applied in practice, challenging you to test your knowledge and hone your decision-making skills. Highlights updated clinical approaches to the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders based on current research and understanding. Integrative whole-body physiology provides a more comprehensive grasp of the pathophysiology of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders.

Acid-base and Electrolyte Disorders

A Companion to Brenner & Rector's the Kidney

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Author: Thomas D. DuBose,L. Lee Hamm

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780721689562

Category: Medical

Page: 547

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This companion to Brenner and Rector's The Kidney offers a concise, practical approach to acid-base and electrolyte disorders, emphasizing pathophysiology and its link to a logical diagnostic approach in treating these disorders. Unlike other traditional textbooks on the subject, ACID BASE AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS, focuses less on physiological and pathophysiological concepts and more on providing specific recommendations for therapy and patient care - resulting in an excellent clinical resource that is also an ideal core curriculum or exam review. Many of the topics in this book are not covered in any other resource, including acid-base and electrolyte disorders in the critical care setting. In addition, recent advances in fast-developing areas such as genetic and molecular biology are discussed in detail. Emphasizes acid-base and electrolyte abnormalities in the critical care setting - a topic not fully covered in any other resource. Includes the most up-to-date information on hot topics such as molecular biology and genetics of tubular transport abnormalities, hypertension, and calcium, sodium, and potassium homeostasis. Authors and contributors are experts in their field, providing the most authoritative information available. Figures and tables throughout the book help clarify important concepts. A detailed reference list for each chapter directs the reader to sources for further information, and readers are referred back to Brenner and Rector's The Kidney for complete discussions the complex physiology of certain disorders.

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice - E-Book

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Author: Stephen P. DiBartola

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143770655X

Category: Medical

Page: 1520

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The leading reference for the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances in small animals, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, 4th Edition provides cutting-edge, evidence-based guidelines to enhance your care of dogs and cats. Information is easy to find and easy to use, with comprehensive coverage including fluid and electrolyte physiology and pathophysiology and their clinical applications, as well as the newest advances in fluid therapy and a discussion of a new class of drugs called vaptans. Lead author Stephen DiBartola is a well-known speaker and the "go-to" expert in this field, and his team of contributors represents the most authoritative and respected clinicians and academicians in veterinary medicine. Over 30 expert contributors represent the "cream of the crop" in small animal medicine, ensuring that this edition provides the most authoritative and evidence-based guidelines. Scientific, evidence-based insights and advances integrate basic physiological principles into practice, covering patient evaluation, differential diagnosis, normal and abnormal clinical features and laboratory test results, approaches to therapy, technical aspects of therapy, patient monitoring, assessing risk, and prediction of outcomes for each disorder. Hundreds of tables, algorithms, and schematic drawings demonstrate the best approaches to diagnosis and treatment, highlighting the most important points in an easy-access format. Drug and dosage recommendations are included with treatment approaches in the Electrolyte Disorders section. Clear formulas in the Fluid Therapy section make it easier to determine the state of dehydration, fluid choice, and administration rate and volume in both healthy and diseased patients. Updated chapters cover the latest advances in fluid therapy in patient management, helping you understand and manage a wide range of potentially life-threatening metabolic disturbances. Expanded Disorders of Sodium and Water chapter includes information on a new class of drugs called vaptans, vasopressin receptor antagonists that may soon improve the ability to manage patients with chronic hyponatremia. Hundreds of new references cover the most up-to-date advances in fluid therapy, including renal failure and shock syndromes.

Core Concepts in the Disorders of Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balance

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Author: David Mount,Mohamed H. Sayegh,Ajay K. Singh

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461437709

Category: Medical

Page: 377

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Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders are central to the day-to-day practice of almost all areas of patient-centered medicine – both medical and surgical. Virtually every aspect of these disorders has experienced major developments in recent years. Core Concepts in the Disorders of Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balance encompasses these new findings in comprehensive reviews of both pathophysiology and clinical management. In addition, this volume offers clinical examples providing step-by-step analysis of the pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and management of selected clinical problems. Written by leading experts in fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders, this reference is an invaluable resource for both the nephrologist and the non-specialist physician, or medical trainee.

Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - E-Book

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Author: Dawn Merton Boothe

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437723578

Category: Medical

Page: 1348

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Confidently utilize the rapidly growing selection of pharmaceuticals used to treat small animals. Small Animal Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2nd Edition helps you understand both the therapeutic uses of common pharmaceuticals and the pharmacology behind them, giving you all of the information you need to design and modify dosing regimens, identify factors that cause drugs to fail, and anticipate adverse drug reactions. Comprehensive approach emphasizes the use of drugs for prevention as well as treatment. Clear, consistent organization makes it easy to find the information you need when you need it. Dosage tables help you find essential pharmaceutical information at a glance. Pharmacogenetics chapter helps you understand how to use this emerging science to find the right dose for each patient, optimizing efficiency and minimizing toxicity. Routes of administration and sample pharmaceutical calculations provide fast, efficient access to comprehensive drug administration all in one inclusive resource. Multiple chapters on Antimicrobial Drugs and Antimicrobial Therapy highlight the impact of antimicrobial resistance on current practice.

Koda-Kimble and Young's Applied Therapeutics

The Clinical Use of Drugs

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Author: Brian K. Alldredge,Robin L. Corelli,Michael E. Ernst

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609137132

Category: Medical

Page: 2519

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Rev. ed. of: Applied therapeutics: the clinical use of drugs / edited by Mary Anne Koda-Kimble ... [et al.]. 9th ed. c2009.

Essentials of Hospital Medicine

A Practical Guide for Clinicians

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Author: Andrew S. Dunn

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814354902

Category: Medical

Page: 1176

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Hospital Medicine is the fastest growing field of Medicine, and the importance of hospitalists in the delivery of care and success of hospitals continues to increase. The practice of hospital medicine is both rewarding and challenging: hospitalists need to provide high-quality care using the best available evidence in an efficient, cost-effective manner. In recognition of the need for rapid access to essential information, this text provides a concise yet comprehensive source for busy clinicians. The Handbook of Hospital Medicine provides detailed reviews of all clinical topics in inpatient medicine, including common diagnoses, hospital- acquired conditions, medical consultation, and palliative care, as well as key non-clinical topics, such as quality improvement tools, approach to medical errors, the business of medicine, and teaching tips. It is the single source needed for hospitalists striving to deliver outstanding care and provide value to their patients and hospitals.

Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing

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Author: East Carolina University Greenville North Carolina Sonya R Hardin,Sonya R. Hardin,Roberta Kaplow

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449617972

Category: Medical

Page: 462

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Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing is a comprehensive reference that provides a foundation for all cardiac nurses. It is designed to prepare the nurse who is first learning to care for patients undergoing cardiac surgery. It addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery and the nursing responsibilities to meet the needs of these acutely ill patients. Second, the book provides advanced knowledge and a scientific basis for nurses who have mastered the essential knowledge and skills necessary to care for this patient population who now seek more in-depth knowledge base about advances in this dynamic field and strategies to optimize patient outcomes. The emphasis throughout the book is providing an evidence-based foundation for care of the patient during the vulnerable period immediately following cardiac surgery. It also serves as a study aid for those readers preparing for the AACN's Cardiac Surgery Certification. The book features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, and case studies. The Perfect Study Tool for the AACN Cardiac Surgery Certification!

Beatmung

Indikationen - Techniken - Krankheitsbilder

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Author: Reinhard Larsen,Thomas Ziegenfuß

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642296629

Category: Medical

Page: 462

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Klar strukturiert, verständlich geschrieben und einprägsam bebildert, vermittelt der Band Grundlagen und Praxis der Beatmung: von der Physiologie der Atmung, Formen der respiratorischen Insuffizienz, Indikationen und Kontraindikationen bis zu modernen Beatmungsverfahren. Alle Informationen sind so ausführlich wie nötig und so stringent wie möglich dargestellt, so dass Ärzte und Pflegende rasch Antworten auf klinische Fragestellungen finden. Für die 5. Auflage wurden alle Kapitel überarbeitet und um Fragen zur Überprüfung des Fachwissens ergänzt.

The Washington Manual of Nephrology Subspecialty Consult

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Author: Steven Cheng,Anitha Vijayan

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451181906

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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The Washington Manual of Nephrology Subspecialty Consult has been thoroughly updated and covers inpatient and outpatient management of nephrology with the same clinical practicality as the widely-popular Washington ManualTM of Medical Therapeutics. It has been written by the residents, fellows, and attending physicians of the distinguished Washington University School of Medicine and is tailored for residents performing inpatient consults, students working on an inpatient medicine service, and specialists seeking fast-access information on the management of common renal diseases. Organized for quick and easy access to information, this handbook includes sections on general approaches to kidney disease, electrolyte and acid-base disorders, acute kidney injury and continuous renal replacement, causes of kidney disease, pregnancy and nephrolithiasis, and chronic kidney disease. Appendices include dosing adjustments for antimicrobials and antiretrovirals and a listing of red flag drugs that may cause renal impairment. Don’t miss the other key topics in The Washington ManualTM Subspecialty Consult Series: · Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology · Gastroenterology · Hematology and Oncology · Infectious Disease · Rheumatology The Washington ManualTM is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

Ernährung im Sport

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Author: Georg Neumann

Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag

ISBN: 3898998614

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 424

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Leistungssportlich orientiertes Training in jedem Alter erfordert eine spezielle Ernährung zur Sicherung der Belastbarkeit, Leistungsverbesserung und der Regeneration des Sportlers. Dieses Buch weist auf gesicherte Erkenntnisse in der Nahrungs- und Flüssigkeitsaufnahme des Sportlers in unterschiedlichen Sportarten hin. Bewertet wird die Zufuhr von Nahrungsergänzungsmitteln und damit erlaubter Wirkstoffe. Auf die aktuelle Dopingliste wird ebenso hingewiesen. Da es für die Ernährung Sporttreibender keine Patentrezepte gibt, finden sich hier keine üblichen Ernährungstipps oder Kochrezepte, sondern belegte Erkenntnisse aus der Ernährungsphysiologie. Der Sportler wird angehalten, aus den Erkenntnissen zum Energiestoffwechsel für sich selbst eine optimale Variante auszuwählen. Berücksichtigt wird besonders die Ernährung in Sportartengruppen beim Training und Wettkampf unter Normalbedingungen, Hitze, Kälte und in der Höhe. Tipps zur Gewichtsregulation, zu einer vegetarischen und veganen Ernährungsweise und zur Sportausübung bei Diabetes mellitus runden das Buch ab.

Praxis der Nephrologie

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Author: Christine K. Keller

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662094142

Category: Medical

Page: 762

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Praxis der Nephrologie bietet "Nicht-Nephrologen" das wesentliche nephrologische Wissen mit Grundlagen, Diagnostik und Therapie. Auch Ärzte in Klinik, Praxis und Weiterbildung profitieren von der verständlichen und leicht lesbaren Darstellung der Nephrologie.

MedMaps for Pathophysiology

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Author: Yasmeen Agosti

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781777551

Category: Medical

Page: 259

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"MedMaps for Pathophysiology contains 102 concept maps of disease processes and mechanisms. The book is organized by organ system and includes classic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and congestive heart failure, as well as complex diseases such as lupus and HIV. Each concept map is arranged to visually capture and clarify the relationships between various aspects of each disease, such as biochemical and genetic causes and responses."--PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE.

Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders

Clinical Evaluation and Management

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Author: Alluru S. Reddi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461490839

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders: Clinical Evaluation & Management is a clear and concise presentation of the fundamentals of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders frequently encountered in clinical practice. Each chapter begins with pertinent basic physiology followed by its clinical disorder. Cases for each fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorder are discussed with answers. In addition, board-type questions with explanations are provided for each clinical disorder to increase the knowledge for the clinician. Practical and clinically oriented, this book is a handy reference for practicing physicians, students, residents and fellows.

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine - E-Book

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Author: Deborah Silverstein,Kate Hopper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416069267

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

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Small Animal Critical Care Medicine is a comprehensive, concise guide to critical care, encompassing not only triage and stabilization, but also the entire course of care during the acute medical crisis and high-risk period. This clinically oriented manual assists practitioners in providing the highest standard of care for ICU patients. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. Consistent, user-friendly format ensures immediate access to essential information. Organ-system, problem-based approach incorporates only clinically relevant details. Features state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and monitoring procedures, as well as an extensive section on pharmacology. Appendices provide conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more.

Nephrology, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice,

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Author: Samuel Snyder

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323326757

Category: Medical

Page: 225

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This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, devoted to Nephrology, is edited by Dr. Samuel Snyder. Articles in this issue include: Secondary hypertension; Update on ACE/ARB/DRI; Workup of proteinuria; Diagnosis and evaluation of renal cysts; NSAIDs, COX2’s and the kidney; The PCP/nephrologist partnership in advancing CKD; Nosocomial AKI; Geriatric patient with CKD; Hematuria workup; The kidney in obesity; and Renal transplant in the primary care setting.

Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia E-Book

Foundations and Clinical Application

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Author: Hugh C. Hemmings,Talmage D. Egan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455737933

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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Better understand the complexities of pharmacology and physiology relevant to your practice with the brand-new medical reference book, Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia. Drs. Hugh Hemmings and Talmage Egan provide the clinical insights you need to effectively administer anesthesia, ensuring patient safety and the most optimal outcomes. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access comprehensive, continually updated research on the physiology of organ systems and clinical topics in the pharmacology of anesthetic drugs. Quickly and easily reference the information you need through user-friendly tables, figures, and algorithms, all presented in lavish full color throughout. Understand the molecular mechanism of drug actions and identify key drug interactions that may complicate anesthesia with dedicated sections on these key areas.

Clinical Veterinary Advisor - E-Book

Dogs and Cats

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Author: Etienne Cote

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323068766

Category: Medical

Page: 1784

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No other quick reference comes close in covering the diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of diseases in dogs and cats. Etienne Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition is like six books in one -- with concise topics within sections on diseases and disorders, procedures and techniques, differential diagnosis, laboratory tests, clinical algorithms, and a drug formulary. Revised from cover to cover, this edition includes dozens of new topics. It also includes free access to a fully searchable companion website featuring an electronic version of the text, all of the book's images, a searchable drug formulary, and 150 Client Education Sheets in both English and Spanish. Section I: Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 800 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Entries include a definition, synonyms, epidemiology, clinical presentation, etiology and pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, workup, treatment, prognosis and outcome, plus pearls and considerations. Concise descriptions simplify diagnosis and treatment. Section II: Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing 111 important clinical procedures. Section III: Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 260 different clinical disorders. Section IV: Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting more than 150 lab tests. Section V: Clinical Algorithms provides decision trees for the diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making processes involved in managing 91 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders. Section VI: Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information for more than 300 new and current medications. 410 illustrations and photographs depict disease processes and related concepts. A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, allowing quick access to information, and all of the book's images. It also includes 150 Client Education Sheets, each available in both English and Spanish. Clinical guidance added to diseases and disorders chapters helps you select appropriate tests and treatments for each case. 50 new client "how-to" handouts are added for a total of 150 client education sheets, helping to improve outcomes by informing clients. Technician Tips are inserted throughout nearly 800 diseases and disorders, providing specialized information for veterinary technicians. Enhanced electronic image collection on the companion website includes color images and additional figures not found in the text.