Fluids in the Emergency Department


The Critical Outcome of this lesson is to help Emergency Nurses assess, identify, and manage patients with fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.

Author(s): Michelle MunroView Details of Author
Year: 2013
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Discuss the basic management principles of fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.

Apply the medico-legal aspects pertaining to fluid and electrolyte abnormalities with regard to the emergency nurse.

Apply the above-mentioned knowledge when analyzing a case scenario (paper based and real life scenarios).

List the drugs used in your unit to manage fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.

Delineate the nursing process in the management of a patient with fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.


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