Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

by John Kellum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195392787

ISBN-13: 9780195392784

Pub. Date: 12/03/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press

In the past decade, CRRT has moved from a niche therapy within specific specialty centers to the standard of care for management of critically ill patients with acute renal failure. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy provides concise, evidence-based, to-the-point bedside guidance about this treatment modality, offering quick reference answers to clinicians'

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Overview

In the past decade, CRRT has moved from a niche therapy within specific specialty centers to the standard of care for management of critically ill patients with acute renal failure. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy provides concise, evidence-based, to-the-point bedside guidance about this treatment modality, offering quick reference answers to clinicians' questions about treatments and situations encountered in daily practice. Organized into sections on Theory; Pratice; Special Situations; and Organizational Issues, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy provides a complete view of CRRT theory and practice. Generous tables summarize and highlight key points, and key studies and trials are listed in each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195392784
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/03/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Theory
1. The critically ill patient with acute kidney injury
2. History and rationale for CRRT
3. Terminology and nomenclature
4. Basic principles of solute transport
5. Principles of fluid management
6. Indications, timing and patient selection
7. Extended indications for CRRT
8. Dose adequacy and assessment
9. Acid-base and electrolyte disorders

Section 2: Practice
10. Choosing a renal replacement therapy in AKI
11. Vascular access for continuous renal replacement therapy
12. The circuit and the prescription
13. The membrane: size and material
14. Fluids for continuous renal replacement therapy
15. Alarms and troubleshooting
16. Non anticoagulation strategies to optimise circuit function in RRT
17. Anticoagulation
18. Regional Citrate Anticoagulation
19. Drug dosing in CRRT

Section 3: Special Situations
20. Renal replacement therapy in children
21. Therapeutic plasma exchange in critical care medicine
22. MARS: molecular adsorbent recirculating system
23. Sorbents
24. Hybrid therapies

Section 4: Organizational issues
25. The ICU environment
26. Patient care quality and teamwork
27. Organizational aspects: developing policies and procedures for continuous renal replacement therapies
28. Documentation, billing and reimbursement for continuous renal replacement therapy
29. Machines for CRRT
30. Quality assurance for continuous renal replacement therapies
31. Educational resources

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