"Renal Nursing, 3rd edition", is a research-based guide to nursing in this field. The book covers all stages of chronic kidney disease; haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis; transplantation; investigations; nutrition; and renal care in infancy, childhood and early adolescence. The underlying anatomy, physiology and psychology are discussed in depth, along with the skills and knowledge required to provide support, treatment and high quality care.
Table of Contents
1. The history of dialysis and transplantation 2. Applied anatomy and physiology and the renal disease process 3. Psychological perspectives 4. Acute renal failure 5. Chronic kidney disease and predialysis care 6. Investigations in renal failure 7. Haemodialysis 8. Peritoneal dialysis 9. End of life care 10. Renal care in infancy, childhood and early adulthood 11. Renal nutrition 12. Renal transplantation 13. Clinical practice guidelines and nursing audit 14. Future trends in renal nursing Index