Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of fluids, electrolytes, & acid-base balance. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering balances and imbalances of sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, acids & bases, replacement therapies, common health problems and much more Each chapter provides the following tools that will help lead you to success in your course and on the NCLEX-RN: Chapter Objectives Pre- and post-chapter tests with comprehensive rationales Vocabulary review Practice-to-Pass exercises Critical thinking case studies NCLEX alerts Enhance your review with the Nursing Review & Rationales' with thefreeCD-ROM and Companion Website. These additional tools feature even more detailed explanations of difficult concepts and visuals, interactive practice exercises and NCLEX-RN questions, audio glossaries, and more related resources. About the Series Prentice Hall's Nursing Review & Rationales Series isthecomplete foundation for success both within the classroom and on the NCLEX-RN. Each volume offers a concentrated review of core content from across the nursing curriculum, while providing hundreds of practice questions and comprehensive rationales. Theonlyreview series with an integrated technology package, each book offers a free corresponding CD-ROM and Companion Website. The complete series includes books for: Nursing Fundamentals Child Health Nursing Fluid, Electrolyte, & Acid-Base Balance Maternal-Newborn Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing Mental Health Nursing Nutrition & Diet Therapy Pathophysiology PharmacologyHogan, Mary A. is the author of 'Pathophysiology Review & Rationales' with ISBN 9780130304506 and ISBN 0130304506.