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Handbook of Dialysis – 4th Rev. Edition


Handbook of Dialysis – 4th Rev. Edition


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Excellent handbook for all practitioners needing a ready source of knowledge on dialysis and associated patient management.

This edition reflects the latest guidelines of the National Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) on haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis adequacy and on nutrition.



• Initiation of Dialysis

• Physiologic Principles and Urea Kinetic Modeling

• Hemodialysis Apparatus

• Vascular Access for Hemodialysis

• Acute Hemodialysis Prescription

• Chronic Hemodialysis Prescription: A Urea Kinetic Approach

• Complications During Hemodialysis

• Dialyzer Reuse

• Anticoagulation

• Slow Continuous Therapies

• Plasmapheresis

• Use of Dialysis and Hemoperfusion in Treatment of Poisoning

• Physiology of Peritoneal Dialysis

• Apparatus for Peritoneal Dialysis

• Peritoneal Access Devices

• Acute Peritoneal Dialysis Prescription

• Adequacy of Peritoneal Dialysis and Chronic Peritoneal Dialysis Prescription

• Assessing Peritoneal Ultrafiltration, Solute Transport, and Volume Status

• Peritonitis and Exit Site Infection

• Mechanical Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis

• Metabolic Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis

• Psychology and Rehabilitation

• Nutrition

• Serum Enzyme Levels

• Diabetes

• Hypertension

• Hematologic Abnormalities

• Infections

• Endocrine Disturbances

• Bone Disease

• Aluminum Toxicity

• Dialysis in Infants and Children

• Heart and Circulation

• The Digestive Tract

• Genitourinary Tract and Male Reproductive Organs

• Obstetrics and Gynecology

• Musculoskeletal and Rheumatologic Diseases

• Sleep Disorders

• Nervous System


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Weight 0.47 kg
Dimensions 28 x 22 x 5 cm

[10] 0781752531 [13] 978078175


John T. Daugirdas, Peter G. Blake and Todd S. Ing

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203 x 111 mm


soft cover