From classroom to practice - your own clinical coach by your side! This evidence-based guide gives you the knowledge of fluid and electrolyte balance you need to excel on exams and care for patients. A focus on how theoretical concepts apply to clinical practice helps you master this challenging subject. Bulleted lists and a wealth of practical text boxes put essential knowledge at your fingertips. Succinct yet comprehensive, "Clinical Coach for Fluid & Electrolyte Balance" is an essential classroom tool and clinical reference. This title helps you to prepare for exams, analyze case studies, write nursing plans, and deliver quality patient care; enables you to manage fluid and electrolyte imbalances in almost every setting, from the community to intensive care; examines the chemical and physiologic concepts you need to succeed in the classroom and practice; features separate tabs for Basic Principles, Fluids, Electrolytes, Acids & Bases, and Disease Processes; and, includes pediatric and geriatric considerations in each fluid and electrolyte imbalance chapter; It makes practical guidance easy to find with case examples and alerts as well as medical information, age-related information, evidence-based practice, and nurse-to-nurse communication boxes; reinforces essential concepts with review questions after each Clinical Scenario and at the end of each chapter; makes information easy to find with a spiral binding and handy thumb tabs; and, provides guidance for how instructors can integrate this text into their curricula.