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Title Basic clinical dialysis / edited by David Harris ... [and others]
Published North Ryde, N.S.W. : McGraw-Hill, [2005]


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 MELB  617.461059 Har/Bcd  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
regular print
Contents Normal kidney function -- Stages of chronic kidney disease -- Assessment of the patient with chronic kidney disease -- Limitations of dialysis as replacement for normal kidney function -- Preparation of the patient for maintenance dialysis -- Conservative therapy for advanced chronic kidney disease -- General care of patients with chronic kidney disease -- Cardiovascular risk management -- Erythropoiesis -- Bleeding and thrombosis -- Parathyroid hormone, vitamin D, calcium, phosphate and bones -- Endocrine disturbances of chronic kidney disease -- Infection control -- Pregnancy and dialysis -- Preparation for transplantation -- Drug prescription to dialysis patients -- Nutrition -- Routine surveillance of dialysis patients -- Haemodialysis -- Haemodialysis physiology -- Haemodialysis equipment -- Haemodialysis adequacy and prescription -- Vascular access for haemodialysis -- Anticoagulation for haemodialysis -- First haemodialysis treatment -- Complications during haemodialysis -- Haemodialysis in children -- Chronic peritoneal dialysis -- General principles -- Peritoneal membrane physiology -- Peritoneal dialysis access and complications -- Peritoneal dialysis training and education -- Peritoneal dialysis solutions and connection systems -- Methods of chronic peritoneal dialysis -- Prescribing and modifying chronic peritoneal dialysis -- Peritonitis and exit-site infections -- Medical complications of chronic peritoneal dialysis -- Peritoneal dialysis in children -- Acute dialysis -- Dialysis in acute renal failure -- Extracorporeal therapy for acute poisoning -- Plasmapheresis
Summary This concise, practical guide includes the most current information on common techniques, issues and problems in dialysis management for medical students, non-specialist practitioners and hospital residents to use in a practice context. Authors Harris, Rangan, Elder and Kairatitis at Westmead Hospital, NSW. Harris also at Uni of Sydney
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience For the medical profession
Subject Kidneys -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Kidneys -- Diseases.
Chronic renal failure -- Treatment.
Peritoneal dialysis.
Kidney Diseases.
Renal Dialysis.
Peritoneal Dialysis.
Kidney Failure, Chronic.
Renal Dialysis.
Kidney Failure, Chronic.
Peritoneal Dialysis.
Author Harris, David C. H. (David Charles Hamlyn)
ISBN 0074715011 paperback