Handbook of Dialysis Therapy E-Book, 5th Edition
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