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Body Fluid Management free pdf The administration of intravenous fluids is one of the most common and important therapeutic practices in the treatment of surgical, medical and critically ill patients. The international literature accordingly contains a vast number of works on fluid management, yet there is still confusion as to the best options in the various situations encountered in clinical practice. The purpose of this volume is to help the decision-making process by comparing different solution properties describing their indications, mechanisms of action and side-effects according to physiologic body water distribution, electrolytic and acid-base balance, and to clarify which products available on the market represent the best choice in different circumstances. The book opens by discussing in detail the concepts central to a sound understanding of abnormalities in fluid and electrolyte homeostasis and the effect of intravenous fluid administration. In the second part of the monograph, these concepts are used to explain the advantages and disadvantages of solutions available on the market in different clinical settings. Body Fluid Management: From Physiology to Therapy will serve as an invaluable decision-making guide, including for those who are not experts in the subject.

About F. E. Agro

Felice Eugenio Agro is Full Professor and Director of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the University School of Medicine, Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, Italy, where he is also Chair of the Postgraduate School of Anesthesia and Intensive Care. His contributions in the field of anesthesia and intensive care have been recognized by conferral of the medal of Commander to the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. Dr. Agro is a member of various professional organizations, including the Italian Medical Council, and acts as a reviewer for many prestigious journals. He has edited six medical books to date, and has published 75 peer-reviewed original articles. Dr. Agro has chaired both national and international congresses, and he is a frequent speaker at such meetings.

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Author : F. E. Agro
Publisher : Springer Verlag
Data Published : 21 August 2012
ISBN : 8847026601
EAN : 9788847026605
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 274 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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