Publication Year: 2016
Edition: 4th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Levy, Jeremy; Brown, Edwina; Lawrency, Anastasia
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Here's a comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of dialysis, the management of patients with end stage kidney disease, and all its complications.
The fourth edition has been completely updated, and covers all aspects of dialysis from hemodialysis techniques and hemodiafitration, to the medical, nursing and psychosocial aspects of managing patients with end stage kidney failure.
Renal transplantation, plasma exchange, palliative care, and drug dosing are discussed, along with end of life care, and comnplications of chronic kdney disease. This handbook is packed with practical guidance and management, presented in a compact and easy to use format. The book is aimed at all health care professionals dealing with dialysis patients from nephrologists to dieticians, as well as pharmacists, nurses, and surgeons. There are specific chapters on nursing patients on haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, and detailed nutrition and drug prescribing chapters.