Oxford Handbook of Dialysis / Edition 3

Oxford Handbook of Dialysis / Edition 3

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by Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Christine Daley, Anastasia Lawrence
     
 

The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis provides a patient-centred and comprehensive guide to all aspects of dialysis, covering everything from patient preparation and details of both haeom- and peritoneal dialysis, to continuous haemofiltration techniques and complications of end stage kidney disease. In this new edition, all sections have been completely updated, with

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The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis provides a patient-centred and comprehensive guide to all aspects of dialysis, covering everything from patient preparation and details of both haeom- and peritoneal dialysis, to continuous haemofiltration techniques and complications of end stage kidney disease. In this new edition, all sections have been completely updated, with new material on a multitude of topics including haemofiltration, monitoring techniques, infection prevention, new PD fluids, trials in haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, integrated care, role of predialysis nurses, supportive care, care of dying patients, pain control and newer drugs such as darbepoietin, new vitamin D analogues, new anticoagulants and phosphate binders. With new chapters on transplantation and dialysis in Acute Kidney Injury, and references to the most up-to-date clinical guidelines, this handbook continues to be the essential, compact resource for anyone managing patients with end stage renal failure.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199235285
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Series:
Oxford Handbooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
984
Sales rank:
1,307,683
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1The new patient with renal failure3
2Haemodialysis109
3Nursing a haemodialysis patient323
4Peritoneal dialysis371
5Nursing issues in peritoneal dialysis509
6Nutrition on dialysis525
7Special situations569
8Complications of ESRD : anaemia619
9Complications of ESRD : fluid overload651
10Complications of ESRD : renal bone disease653
11Complications of ESRD : cardiovascular disease683
12Complications of ESRD : infection709
13Other complications of ESRD729
14Death in dialysis patients783
15Drug prescribing in patients on dialysis803
16Standards documents : the UK Renal Association, the US K/DOQI guidelines, and the European Best Practice guidelines837

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