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Nurs Stand. 2014 Mar 19-25;28(29):42-9. doi: 10.7748/ns2014.

Fluid and electrolyte balance.

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School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee.


Assessment and careful maintenance of fluid and electrolyte balance in patients is an essential part of the nurse's role. This article explores fluid and electrolyte balance with reference to the normal physiology of body fluids and regulation of fluids and electrolytes. It also considers some common conditions associated with fluid imbalance.

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