Fluids and Electrolytes: Essentials for Healthcare Practice

Bernard M. Garrett

March 20, 2017 by Routledge
Textbook - 110 Pages
ISBN 9781498772433 - CAT# K29502


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  • Lifespan approach
  • Clinical Practice focus for healthcare professionals
  • Covers the impact of disease processes on fluid and electrolyte physiology
  • Comprehensive content including acid-base balance and IV replacement fluid management
  • Accessible and logical explanations for ease of reference


Fluids and Electrolytes: Essentials for Healthcare Practice is designed to give a solid understanding of fluid and electrolyte physiology and its implications for practice, including acid-base balance and intravenous (IV) therapy, in a concise and easily understandable format.

Chapters incorporate physiological, developmental and practical aspects, highlighting some of the key issues that arise from childhood to old age. This accessible text is presented with clear graphical representations of key processes, numerous tables and contains interesting facts to explore some common myths about human fluid and electrolyte physiology.

A valuable resource for healthcare students, this book also provides a strong comprehensive overview for practitioners, nurses, physiotherapists and paramedics.