Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!, Fourth Edition, presents the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes in an entertaining, interesting, and easy-to-understand manner. Chapters review basic information about fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance; identify fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances; describe imbalances in major health problems and their consequences; and explain how to treat those imbalances. This thoroughly updated edition includes a new chapter on acute pancreatitis. Charts, illustrations, recurring icons, Memory joggers, and other features help readers focus on and remember key points. Quick-reference appendices list fluid and electrolyte differences in pediatric and geriatric populations.