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Balancing Act - CE446
Balancing Act
Managing Fluid Intake and Output in the Surgical Patient

CE446 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Lisa M. Riedel, MS, DNP, CRNA and Nancymarie Phillips, PhD, RN, RNFA, CNOR(E)
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The goal of this program is to inform nurses about fluid management of the adult surgical patient. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the role of fluids and electrolytes in homeostasis
  • Identify the causes of fluid volume deficit before surgery
  • Explain the calculation of fluid deficit and replacement volume

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 1/3/2017

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