Fluid, Electrolyte & Acid-Base Disorders

Item Information
Item#: 9783319601663
Edition 02
Author Reddi, Alluru S
Cover Paperback

Expanded with six additional chapters and new study questions, this updated edition provides a clear and concise understanding of the fundamentals of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders that are frequently encountered in clinical practice.  Each chapter follows a standard format that begins with pertinent basic physiology followed by its clinical disorder.  Cases for each fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorder are discussed, along with board-type questions with explanations to increase the knowledge for the clinician. 

Practical and clinically oriented, this book is a handy reference for practicing physicians, students, residents and fellows.

Short Description
This book details fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders encountered in clinical practice. Each chapter begins with pertinent basic physiology followed by its clinical disorder. Includes board-type questions with explanations for each clinical disorder.

Table of Contents

Body Fluid Compartments

Interpretation of Urine Electrolytes and Osmolality

Renal Handling of NaCl and Water

Intravenous Fluids: Composition and Indications


Disorders of Extracellular Fluid Volume:  Basic Concepts

Disorders of ECF Volume: Congestive Heart Failure

Disorders of ECF Volume: Cirrhosis of the Liver

Disorders of ECF Volume: Nephrotic Syndrome

Disorders of ECF Volume: Volume Contraction

Disorders of Water Balance: Physiology

Disorders of Water Balance: Hyponatremia

Disorders of Water Balance: Hypernatremia

Disorders of Potassium: Physiology

Disorders of Potassium: Hypokalemia

Disorders of Potassium: Hyperkalemia

Disorders of Calcium: Physiology

Disorders of Calcium: Hypocalcemia

Disorders of Calcium: Hypercalcemia

Disorders of Phosphate: Physiology

Disorders of Phosphate: Hypophosphatemia

Disorders of Phosphate: Hyperphosphatemia