Advanced Renal Care

  • ID: 2222178
  • Book
  • 268 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Renal nurses and other memeber of the inter–professional renal team provide continuing care and support to individuals with renal disease, in all aspects of their lives.

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.

Examines national and international initiatives

Draws on evidence–based practice

Examines recent trends and future developments in dialysis and transplantation

Explores the impact of clinical of governance
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Preface v

Contributors vii

1 Current Trends in Renal Care 1Nicola Thomas

2 The Physiological Basis of Renal Disease 13Peter Bentley

3 Anaemia Management in Nephrology 27Karen Jenkins

4 Advances in Haemodialysis 50Catherine Morgan

5 Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis 68Althea Mahon

6 Advances in Renal Transplantation 87Ray Trevitt

7 Care of Older People on Dialysis 111Jane Bentley

8 Diabetes and Renal Failure 122Sara Youngman

9Infection Control in Renal Care 134Judith Hurst

10 Sexual Dysfunction and Renal Disease 143Martin Steggall and Sandra Gann

11 Issues in Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation for Minority Ethnic Groups 158Gurch Randhawa

12 Renal Nutrition 167Debbie Sutton

13 Psychological Care 184Mike Kelly, Cathal Gallagher and Celia Eggeling

14 Technical Aspects of Dialysis 204André Stragier

15 Clinical Governance 216Anne M. Keogh

16 Caring for Staff in Renal Care 231Cordelia Ashwanden

Index 250

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Nicola Thomas
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