Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance. Each chapter contains objectives, pre- and post-tests with rationales, vocabulary review, practice to pass exercises, critical thinking case studies, as well as NCLEX alerts. Unique to Prentice Hall's Nursing Reviews & Rationales Series, a comprehensive CD-ROM and Companion Website, available free of charge, provide additional review. KEY TOPICS: Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering balances and imbalances of sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, acids and bases, replacement therapies, common health problems and much more. MARKET: For nursing students in need of a resource that focuses on course review or NCLEX review as well as nursing professionals looking to familiarize themselves with a new specialty.Gingrich, Margaret M. is the author of 'Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-base Balance ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780132240796 and ISBN 0132240793.