Fluids and Electrolyte BalanceThe body's fluid balance is an essential and elemental component of health. Disturbances in this balance can both indicate and be caused by a variety of pathologies. Many care decisions must be based on the various fluid and electrolyte balances of the body, therefore, understanding and monitoring a patient's fluid balance, electrolyte balance and acid-base balance is critical to providing care.This progran, the first of a three part series, provides nursing students, new nurses, and others with the fundamental information they need to begin building their understanding of the role fluids and electrolytes play in the health of a body.This program describes: . The basics of fluid balance . The basics of electrolyte balance . The main electrolytes in the body . Acid-base balance in the human body
The Human Immune System: Overview Of Anatomy and FunctionThe Human Immune System: Overview of Anatomy and Function identifies and provides an overview of the parts of the immune system, and shows how these organs, cells, proteins and other body chemicals functioned as the body's main internal lines of defense against pathogens.
The Human Immune System: The Immune ResponseThe course The Human Immune System: The Immune Response is designed to provide nurses and others with detailed descriptions of how the immune system responds to two of the most dangerous invaders: bacteria and viruses.