Many factors, such as illness, injury, surgery, and treatments, can disrupt a patient’s fluid and electrolyte balance. In Measured By Pinching PPT. 25.3 Explain what is meant by mineral balance, and discuss its importance for homeostasis. Learning Outcomes. Chapter 26 - Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance Chapter 27 - The Reproductive System Chapter 28 - Development and Inheritance While the water or fluids are moved in and out depending on need or activity, the body can also move the electrolytes. The two work together to maintain the balance. Fluid and electrolyte imbalances Fluid and electrolyte balance is essential for health. Inside our cells is potassium and outside the cells is the sodium. The Fluid and Electrolyte Balance Act. Electrolytes help maintain the balance of water in the body compartments. Skin turgor. Learning Outcomes. Presentation Summary : Assessment of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance. Prepared by: Tesfa D. (ANP)-2010 First Edition-2014 Objectives At the end of this chapter, the learner be able to: Discuss the anatomy and physiology of body fluids and electrolytes Describe common fluid and electrolyte changes, their causes and management Identify common acid base imbalances and their treatment 2. An Introduction to Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Balance. Fluid volume imbalance 25.2 Explain what is meant by fluid balance, and discuss its importance for homeostasis. 27-1 Explain what is meant by the terms fluid balance, electrolyte balance, and acid–base balance, and discuss their importance for homeostasis.. 27-2 . 25.1 Name the body’s fluid compartments, identify the solid components, and summarize their contents. View Lecture Slides - fluid and electrolytes 3.ppt from NURSING BS NUTC 3113 at Seton Hall University. Measured by pinching the skin over the sternum, the inner aspects of the thighs, or the forehead . Section 1: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance. Skin Turgor. Fluid and Electrolytic Imbalance. Even a patient with a minor illness is at risk for fluid and electrolyte imbalance. Fluid and Electrolytes Nursing 2904 Spring Chapter 34 Assessment Of Fluid And Electrolyte Balance.