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Ch 13: Understanding Fluid & Electrolyte Balance in Nursing

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This chapter is filled with bite-sized lessons and mini quizzes you can use to gain full comprehension of fluid and electrolyte balance in nursing. Access these study resources anytime to improve your understanding and enhance your preparations for an upcoming test.

Understanding Fluid & Electrolyte Balance in Nursing - Chapter Summary

Your study of fluid and electrolyte balance in nursing is made simple with help from the knowledge-boosting lessons in this online chapter. Developed by top instructors, these lessons provide a complete overview of intravenous fluids, factors that influence electrolyte balances and imbalances and more. Review the lessons at your own pace. When finished, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the necessary balance of fluids and electrolytes in the body
  • Explain causes and effects of fluid and electrolyte imbalances
  • List and describe common intravenous fluids and agents for electrolyte balance
  • Share factors that influence fluid and electrolyte balance

Lessons in this chapter are accessible 24/7 via any computer or mobile device and can be viewed as short videos or written transcripts. Quizzes accompanying the lessons can be taken anytime to assess your comprehension of fluid and electrolyte balance. Get help with difficult topics by sending questions to our experts via the Dashboard. Before the day of your test, be sure to assess your overall understanding using the practice chapter exam.

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