achievements achievements activity activity activity-online activity-online add-circle add-circle add-users add-users alarm-clock alarm-clock alert-circle alert-circle alert-drug alert-drug alert-page-not-found alert-page-not-found alert-qsen alert-qsen alert-safety alert-safety alert-tornado alert-tornado alert-triangle alert-triangle alert-unexpected-error alert-unexpected-error alert-unsupported-browser alert-unsupported-browser alerts alerts arrow-right arrow-right arrow-stat-up arrow-stat-up assessment-activity assessment-activity assignments assignments blueprint blueprint bookmarkoff bookmarkoff bookmarkon bookmarkon calculator calculator calendar calendar calendar-empty calendar-empty calendar-not-available calendar-not-available card-collapse card-collapse card-expand card-expand case-study case-study checkmark checkmark chevron-down chevron-down chevron-left chevron-left chevron-right chevron-right chevron-up chevron-up circle circle clipboard-check clipboard-check clock clock close close coffee coffee-not-available collapse collapse cycle-question cycle-question cycle-square cycle-square discussion discussion document-check document-check document-csv document-csv document-new document-new document-not-available document-not-available download download drag-handle drag-handle ebook-reading ebook-reading edit edit ellipsis ellipsis email email enlarge enlarge espresso espresso exam exam expand expand export export eye-not-visible eye-not-visible eye-visible eye-visible feedback-excited feedback-excited feedback-happy feedback-happy feedback-meh feedback-meh feedback-sad feedback-sad filter filter finger-point-up finger-point-up flag flag flip-tile flip-tile folder folder folder-solid folder-solid gear gear globe globe hand hand help-hollow help-hollow help-solid help-solid home home information-hollow information-hollow information-solid information-solid lab-skills lab-skills lesson lesson lightbulb lightbulb link link list list lock lock menu menu minus minus nav collapse nav-collapse nav expand nav-expand new-window new-window note note open-folder open-folder page page pause-hollow pause-hollow pause-solid pause-solid performance performance performance-not-available performance-not-available person person pin pin play-hollow play-hollow play-solid play-solid plus plus ppt ppt rationale rationale redo redo reduce reduce rotate rotate ruler ruler ruler-rotate ruler-rotate schedule schedule search search simulation-nursing simulation-nursing skills-checklist skills-checklist sorting-down sorting-down sorting-up2 sorting-up2 speaker speaker spinner spinner standard standard study study suitcase suitcase syllabus syllabus thumbs-down thumbs-down thumbs-up thumbs-up timer timer trash trash undo undo unlock unlock upload upload user user users users
lms folder add youtube facebook instagram google-plus link linkedin twitter
cover image - Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel- Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323310192
Page Count: 432
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $62.99

Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel- Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition

by Judith Z. Kallenbach, MSN, RN, CNN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel- Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323310192
Page Count: 432
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $62.99
Was $62.99
Now $59.84
Or $0.00 with a valid access code

Get a practical introduction to dialysis and an excellent review for the certification exam! Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel, 9th Edition uses a concise Q&A format to cover the principles, diseases, and problems of dialysis treatment for kidney failure. Comprehensive without being overwhelming, this book assumes no prior knowledge of dialysis procedures. Two new chapters and five updated chapters keep you current with the latest in dialysis treatment and equipment. Dialysis expert Judy Kallenbach provides clear, easy-to-read guidelines that will apply to every member of the dialysis team, from technicians and nurses to social workers and kidney patients.

    • Comprehensive coverage provides the complete knowledge needed to care for dialysis patients and to prepare for the certification exam, with topics including a review of body fluids and electrolytes, infection control, transplantation, and the important psychosocial aspects of dialysis treatment.
    • Easy-to-understand style introduces new terms and concepts without assuming prior knowledge of dialysis.
    • Question-and-answer format makes learning easier and information easier to find.
    • Coverage of the entire lifespan helps in caring for patients of different ages, including separate chapters on pediatric hemodialysis and end-stage renal disease in the elderly.
    • Coverage of home dialysis therapies prepares technicians for the use of home dialysis treatment as a possible cost-cutting measure.
    • More than 70 illustrations depict all aspects of dialysis treatment and care.
    • A multidisciplinary approach includes a chapter on the different roles in the hemodialysis team, describing how dialysis care is coordinated and what patients go through during their treatment.
    • Useful appendices offer quick reference to the sodium and potassium content of various foods, the calculation of body mass index, nephrology organizations and resources, a glossary, and more.
    • NEW Patient Education chapter and NEW Preceptor Basics chapter discuss new areas covered on the dialysis PCT certification exams. 
    • UPDATED! The Hemodialysis Team chapter provides the latest information on certification requirements for dialysis technicians.
    • UPDATED! Water Treatment chapter reflects new water treatment standards and documentation requirements. 
    • UPDATED! Infection Control chapter covers techniques used to prevent patients and staff from acquiring infections, including improved tracking, prevention, and hemodialysis hand hygiene.
    • UPDATED! Laboratory Data: Analysis and Interpretation chapter shows normal lab values and results that should be further evaluated, and expands on GFR as related to the five stages of chronic kidney disease.
    • UPDATED! Diabetes and Hemodialysis chapter covers the medications and therapies used for diabetic patients, and includes KDOQI recommendations for CKD care.
  • 1. The Hemodialysis Team 2. History of Dialysis 3. Basic Chemistry of Body Fluids and Electrolytes 4. Renal Physiology and the Pathology of Renal Failure 5. Clinical Manifestations of Chronic Kidney Disease 6. Dialyzers, Dialysate, and Delivery Systems 7. Principles of Hemodialysis 8. Water Treatment 9. Dialyzer Preparation and Reprocessing 10. Infection Control 11. Anticoagulation and Heparin Administration 12. Access to the Bloodstream 13. Patient and Machine Monitoring and Assessment 14. Nutrition Management 15. Laboratory Data: Analysis and Interpretation 16. Diabetes and Hemodialysis 17. Medication Problems and Dialysis 18. Acute Kidney Injury and Dialysis 19. Peritoneal Dialysis and Home Dialysis Therapies 20. Transplantation 21. Pediatric Hemodialysis 22. Chronic Kidney Disease and the Elderly 23. Psychosocial Aspects of Dialysis Therapy 24. Patient Education  NEW! 25. Management of Quality in Dialysis Care 26. Preceptor Basics  NEW! 27. Basic Math Calculations  28. Test Taking Guidelines

    Appendixes A: Nephrology Organizations and Resources B: Sodium and Potassium Content of Selected Foods C:  High Phosphorus Food to Limit or Avoid   NEW! D: Calculation of Body Mass Index E: ISMP’s List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations F:  Dialysis Lab Tests At a Glance  NEW! Bibliography Glossary

  • Judith Z. Kallenbach, MSN, RN, CNN, Area Director of Inservice/Program Administrator, Fresenius Medical Care, Akron, OH
Was $62.99
Now $59.84
Or $0.00 with a valid access code