ABC of Intravenous Fluids, Electrolyte Disorders and AKI Management in Adults

Mohamed Ahmed Eltoum, Consultant Physician and Nephrologist, UK

World Association for Sustainable Development WASD 2017
ISBN: 978-1-907106-88-0
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This book is an important contribution to a subject that is less well taught, the management of Intravenous Fluids, Electrolytes Disorders and acute kidney injury (AKI) in Adults. The objective of the book is to promote quality in patients’ care, particularly in the ’developing’ countries where access to resources is limited. The notes are meant to provide information to aid trainees and general clinicians caring for adult patients. The stepwise structure given in the clinical management flowcharts is to ensure simplification and consistency in clinical decision-making. The practical exercises are basic, to consolidate important clinical themes.

Table of Contents

Title page
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Intravenous Fluid Therapy in Adults
Chapter 3: Management of Hyponatraemia
Chapter 4: Management of Hypernatraemia
Chapter 5: Management of Hypokalaemia
Chapter 6: Management of Hyperkalaemia
Chapter 7: Management of Hypocalcaemia
Chapter 8: Management of Hypercalcaemia
Chapter 9: Management of Hypomagnesaemia
Chapter 10: Management of Hypophosphataemia
Chapter 11: Management of Acute Kidney Injury
Appendix A. Observation Chart and the NEWS Concept
Appendix B. A Simplified Fluid Prescription Chart
Appendix C. Check list for Fluid Prescription

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