Give yourself a leg up! This handy reference puts fluids and electrolytes into perspective! Part 1 helps you balance the basics of fluids and electrolytes, providing important recurring concepts. Part 2 covers specific imbalances like sodium, calcium, phosphorus and chloride imbalances, and metabolic and respiratory acidosis and alkalosis. Disorders that cause imbalances, like heart of respiratory failure, excessive GI fluid loss and burns, are detailed in Part 3, and Part 4 deals with IV fluid replacement and parenteral nutrition.