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Handbook of Dialysis Therapy E-Book, 5th Edition

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Providing practical, immediately useful guidelines that can be applied directly to patient care, Handbook of Dialysis Therapy is a must-have resource for all dialysis caregivers. This new edition has been updated with the latest cutting-edge technology, dialysis techniques, and complications related to various diseases for both pediatric and adult patients. In-depth yet concise, it explains complex dialysis concepts through abundant diagrams, photos, line drawings, and tables, while its readable hands-on approach allows for quick review of key information.

  • Presents the practice-proven experience of top experts in the field of dialysis treatment.
  • Offers dialysis guidance for both adult and pediatric patients in one convenient source.
  • Features a readable hands-on approach, allowing you to quickly review the complicated concepts of dialysis.
  • Includes helpful annotated bibliography lists in each section for further in-depth research on any subject.
  • Explains complex dialysis concepts through abundant diagrams, photos, line drawings, and tables.
    • Features new chapters on care delivery, patient-centric care, rehabilitation, quality of life, geriatrics, and interventional nephrology.
    • Includes information on the management of the pediatric patient undergoing dialysis.
    • Defines the quality imperatives, roles, and responsibilities of dialysis facility medical directors and attending nephrologists.
    • Updates nephrologists on the latest alternative dialysis modalities.

    Section 1: Demographics

    C H A P T E R 1 Demographics of the End-Stage Renal Disease Patient

    Section 2: Vascular Access for Hemodialysis

    C H A P T E R 2 Vascular Access for Hemodialysis in Adults

    C H A P T E R 3 Central Venous Access for Hemodialysis

    C H A P T E R 4 Noninfectious Complications from Vascular Access

    C H A P T E R 5 Infectious Complications from Vascular Access

    C H A P T E R 6 Surveillance for Arteriovenous Access

    C H A P T E R 7 Interventional Nephrology

    C H A P T E R 8 Cannulation of Hemodialysis Vascular Access: Science and Art

    Section 3: Peritoneal Access Devices

    C H A P T E R 9 Peritoneal Access Devices, Placement Techniques, and Maintenance

    Section 4: Mechanical Aspects of Dialysis

    C H A P T E R 1 0 Water Treatment Equipment for In-Center Hemodialysis

    C H A P T E R 1 1 Methods and Complication of Dialyzer Reuse

    C H A P T E R 1 2 Dialysate Composition

    C H A P T E R 1 3 Safety Monitors in Hemodialysis

    C H A P T E R 1 4 Methods of Hemodialysis Anticoagulation

    Section 5: Home Dialysis

    C H A P T E R 1 5 Home Preparation and Installation for Home Hemodialysis

    C H A P T E R 1 6 Peritoneal Dialysis Cyclers and Other Mechanical Devices

    Section 6: Dialyzers

    C H A P T E R 1 7 Selecting a Dialyzer: Technical and Clinical Considerations

    Section 7: Adequacy of Dialysis

    C H A P T E R 1 8 Uremic Toxicity C H A P T E R 1 9 Urea Kinetic Modeling for Guiding Hemodialysis Therapy in Adults

    C H A P T E R 2 0 The Dialysis Prescription

    Section 8: Improving Outcomes in Dialysis Patients

    C H A P T E R 2 1 Improving Outcomes for End-Stage Renal Disease Patients: Shifting the Quality Paradigm

    C H A P T E R 2 2 Quality, Safety, Accountability, and Medical Director Responsibilities

    C H A P T E R 2 3 Initiation of Dialysis Therapy

    Section 9: Complications During Hemodialysis

    C H A P T E R 2 4 Common Clinical Problems During Hemodialysis

    C H A P T E R 2 5 Arrhythmias in Hemodialysis Patients

    C H A P T E R 2 6 Prevention and Therapeutic Management of Bleeding in Dialysis Patients

    Section 10: Alternative Hemodialytic Techniques

    C H A P T E R 2 7 Hemofiltration/Hemodiafiltration

    C H A P T E R 2 8 Convective Renal Replacement Therapies for Acute Kidney Injury

    C H A P T E R 2 9 Anticoagulation for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)

    C H A P T E R 3 0 Wearable Artificial Kidney

    Section 11: Peritoneal Dialysis: Clinical Practice

    C H A P T E R 3 1 Determination of Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis and Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Prescriptions

    C H A P T E R 3 2 Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions

    C H A P T E R 3 3 Lymphatics, Peritoneal Fluid Losses, and Peritoneal Dialysis

    Section 12: Peritoneal Dialysis: Infectious Complications

    C H A P T E R 3 4 Abnormalities of Host Defense Mechanisms During Peritoneal Dialysis

    C H A P T E R 3 5 Peritoneal Catheter Exit-Site and Tunnel Infections

    C H A P T E R 3 6 Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis

    Section 13: Peritoneal Dialysis: Noninfectious Complications

    C H A P T E R 3 7 Peritoneal Membrane Dysfunction: Inadequate Solute Removal, Ultrafiltration Failure and Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis

    C H A P T E R 3 8 Abdominal Catastrophes, Peritoneal Eosinophilia, and Other Unusual Events in Peritoneal Dialysis

    C H A P T E R 3 9 Metabolic Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis

    C H A P T E R 4 0 Abdominal Hernias in Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

    C H A P T E R 4 1 Dialysate Leaks

    C H A P T E R 4 2 Hydrothorax and Peritoneal Dialysis

    Section 15: Acid-Base Homeostasis

    C H A P T E R 4 3 Acid-Base Homeostasis in Dialysis

    Section 16: Nutritional Management of Dialysis

    Allen R. Nissenson, MD, FACP, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Chief Medical Officer, DaVita, Inc., El Segundo, California and Richard E. Fine, MD, Boston University, Cambridge, MA, USA
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