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Fluids and Electrolytes Series: Electrolyte Imbalances DVD
Product Number: Z49278
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Fluids are the basis of life. Water makes up about 60% of the average human body by weight. The body maintains a delicate balance between fluid being drained out of the body and fluid constantly being replenished in the body. Disturbances in this balance can both indicate and be caused by a variety of pathologies. Therefore, understanding and monitoring a patient's fluid balance, electrolyte balance, and acid-base balance is critical to providing care. Program discusses imbalances in the following electrolytes in the body and the associated conditions that can result from the imbalance: sodium (hyponatremia, hypernatremia), potassium (hypokalemia, hyperkalemia), magnesium (hypomagnesemia, hypermagnesemia), calcium (hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia), phosphorous (hypophosphatemia, hyperphosphatemia), and chloride (hypochloremia, hyperchloremia). 22 minutes. Copyright 2015. Allow extra delivery time.