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Essential fluid, electrolyte and pH homeostasis [electronic resource] / Gillian Cockerill, Stephen Reed.

Author/Creator:
Cockerill, Gillian.
Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (356 p.)
Subjects:
Body fluids.
Acid-base equilibrium.
Water-electrolyte balance (Physiology)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This textbook provides a unique, pocket-sized, self-directed study guide to fluid, electrolyte and acid base homeostasis for undergraduate biomedical science, pharmacology, medical and allied health students. It details the chemical (mostly ionic) composition of body fluids, explains how abnormalities arise, what laboratory tests can be used to identify and analyze the cause of these disorders and shows how normality can be achieved to maintain health.
Contents:
pt. 1. Background theory and basic concepts
pt. 2. Fluid and electrolyte homeostasis
pt. 3. Acid-base homeostasis.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Reed, Stephen, 1954-
ISBN:
1-283-33318-X
9786613333186
1-119-97189-6
OCLC:
774281403
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