Caring for the renal patient


Caring for the renal patient

[edited by] David Z. Levine

Saunders, c1997

3rd ed


Care of the renal patient

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Rev. ed. of: Care of the renal patient. 2nd ed. 1991

Includes bibliographical references and index



This revised and updated new edition of the popular handbook focuses on bedside care of renal patients, from the mildly impaired to dialysis and transplant patients. Step-by-step guidelines pilot readers through assessment, proper drug doses, how and when to prescribe dialysis, how to manage hemodialysis and chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), immunosuppression of transplant patients, what to do during specific nephrologic emergencies, and more. Reviews of last edition: "Very well written and uniformly laid out. 'Boxed' items highlight particular points in each chapter, and the case summaries are quite illustrative on the topics being covered...Recommended." - "Dialysis and Transplantation". "Highly recommended as a reference for nephrology nurses and other allied health professionals. Well written, clearly organized and relevant...Provides valuable information." - "ANNA Journal (American Nephrology Nurses Association)".


Assessment of Patients with Renal Disease. Hematuria, Proteinuria, And Nephrotic Syndrome. Acute Nephritic Syndrome. Sodium and Potassium Disturbances in Renal Patients. Acid-Base Disturbances in Azotemic Patients. Obstructive Uropathy. Diabetic Nephropathy. Renal Disease and Hypertension in Pregnancy. Pediatric Nephrology. Stone Disease. Edematous States and Hepatorenal Syndrome. Drug Use and Adverse Reactions in Renal Patients and the Extracorporeal Treatment of Poisonings. Chronic Renal Failure. Renal Bone Diseases and Aluminium Toxicity in Renal Patients. Nutritional Therapy in Patients with Renal Failure. Psychiatric Aspects of Renal Care. Humane Caring for the Renal Patient: Chronic Illness, Narrative Ethics, Advance Directives and Terminal Care. The Role of the Family Physician in Caring for Patients with Chronic Renal Disease, On Dialysis and After Renal Transplantation. The Role of the Nurse Practitionerin Caring for the Renal Patient. The Role of the Social Worker: Family and Community Support for the Renal Patient. Peritoneal Dialysis. Hemodialysis. Renal Transplantation. Urgent Problems in the Renal Patient.

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