Chapter

Homeostasis

Lesley K Bowker, James D Price and Sarah C Smith

in Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199586097
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740817 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199586097.003.0014

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Homeostasis

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Volume depletion and dehydration 404

Dehydration: management 406

HOW TO . . . Administer subcutaneous fluid 406

Hyponatraemia: treatment 408

Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) 410

HOW TO . . . Perform a short ACTH stimulation test (short Synacthen® test) 411

Hypernatraemia 412

Hyponatraemia: assessment 413

Hypothermia: diagnosis ...

Chapter.  4113 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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