Handbook of Dialysis - 5th Ed. (2015)

Handbook of Dialysis - 5th Ed. (2015)
5th Ed.
2015 © Wolters Kluwer Health
John T. Daugirdas MD, FACP, FASN; Peter G. Blake MB, FRCPC, FRCPI; Todd S. Ing MBBS, FRCP
ISBN-10: 1-4511-4429-6 / ISBN-13: 978-1-4511-4429-1
Nephrology, Nursing

Description

The updated 5th edition of the Handbook of Dialysis is full of evidence-based, practical information on all aspects of dialysis training and therapy. Authored by international nephrology experts, each chapter addresses a different area of the clinical realities of patient management. Topics include screening, diagnosis and management of dialysis patients, including diagnostic work-ups, patient safety, and patient monitoring issues in acute dialysis and hemodialysis cases. This is the essential dialysis manual, filled with up-to-date dialysis information, including preparation, procedures, surgery, problems and side-effects.

Features:

  • NEW expanded coverage of vascular access placement and management
  • NEW discussion of urgent start peritoneal dialysis
  • NEW chapter on practical implementation of sorbent dialysis
  • NEW updated section on home and intensive hemodialysis therapies
  • • Coverage of topics including: peritoneal dialysis, acute dialysis, hemodiafiltration, home and intensive dialysis, blood-based therapies, the physiology of peritoneal dialysis, diabetes, hypertension, optimal management of anemia, infections, nutrition, mineral bone disorder, and much more!
  • • Quick-reference outline format
  • • Content illustrated with tables, diagrams and charts

Doody's Reviews

Doody's Core Titles (DCT)
Score: 86/100
3/5 Stars
Specialty Score: 2.8 Health Sciences - Nephrology
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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"I would recommend this book to anyone who aspires to completely grasp the basic as well as advanced concepts for management of dialysis patients."

-- Sumit Narula, MD (University of Kentucky College of Medicine) - Doody's Review

Audience

This will be an excellent tool for residents, renal fellows, general nephrologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and internists.

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