Advanced Renal Care
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
Advanced Renal Care is for all those who work in nephrology, dialysis and transplantation as it addresses current challenges in caring for those with renal failure, and examines recent trends and likely future developments. The book also explores key issues in staff recruitment and development. It goes beyond the basic texts on renal care by discussing topical issues such as anaemia management, care of older people on dialysis, diabetes and renal failure, infection control and sexual dysfunction in renal disease.
Ch 1. Current trends in renal care.
Ch 2. The physiological basis of renal disease.
Ch 3. Anaemia management in nephrology.
Ch 4. Advances in haemodialysis.
Ch 5. Advances in peritoneal dialysis.
Ch 6. Advances in transplantation.
Ch 7. Care of older people on dialysis.
Ch 8. Diabetes and renal failure.
Ch 9. Infection control in renal care.
Ch 10. Sexual dysfunction and renal disease.
Ch 11. Issues in nephrology, dialysis and transplantation for minority ethnic groups.
Ch 12. Renal nutrition.
Ch 13. Psychological care.
Ch 14. Technical aspects of dialysis.
Ch 15. Clinical Governance.
Ch 16. Caring for staff in renal care.
* Draws on evidence-based best practice
* Examines recent trends and future developments in dialysis and transplantation
* Explores the impact of clinical governance