Ch 12: Fluid & Electrolyte Balance Concerns in Nursing

About This Chapter

Watch informative video lessons to learn about the relationship between the balance of fluids and electrolytes and the field of nursing. Take a multiple-choice quiz at the end of every lesson for self-assessment.

Fluid & Electrolyte Balance Concerns in Nursing - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Fluid intake is critical in both treatment and recovery so it is vital that nurses monitor the balance of fluids and electrolytes in the patients under their care. The lessons in this chapter detail specific issues with fluid imbalances and stress the importance of electrolytes. Take a short quiz following every lesson to measure your knowledge of the material and feel free to ask questions of a knowledgeable instructor. These lessons cover such topics as:

  • How IV fluids help in balancing fluids
  • Maintaining fluid & electrolyte balance
  • The causes of fluid imbalance
  • Examination of a nursing case study

Video Objective
Fluid & Electrolyte Balance in the Body Get the facts about balancing fluids and electrolytes in humans.
Fluid & Electrolyte Imbalances: Manifestations, Causes, Care & Effects Learn about the symptoms and treatment of fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
Common Intravenous Fluids & Agents for Electrolyte Balance Discover the agents used to promote the balance of electrolytes.
Factors Influencing Fluid & Electrolyte Balance Recognize the factors affecting fluid and electrolyte balance.
Nursing Case Study: Fluid & Electrolyte Balance Examine an actual case study relating to fluid and electrolyte balance in nursing.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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