Dialysis Therapy, 3e by Allen R. Nissenson MD FACP

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Following a "how-to" approach, the long-awaited new edition of the leading dialysis reference book covers all aspects of dialysis therapy in adults and children. Nephrologists, nephrology nurses, and nephrology technicians are confronted daily with clinical situations whose resolution is not immediately apparent. This text addresses these situations, including techniques of dialysis, mechanical considerations, complications, and dialysis for various diseases.The text is clear and concise, and enhanced by numerous tables Each section features an annotated bibliography list that assists the reader in looking for more in-depth information "Members of the health care team who have at least minimal experience with hemodialysis and/or peritoneal dialysis would welcome this book as a resource to deepen their understanding of concepts related to dialysis therapies and maintain and/or improve care delivered to the ESRD patient." Excerpt from a review of the previous edition of this book from the ANNA JournalThe new edition features a new section on Improving Outcomes In Dialysis Patients with 4 chapters, and another 8 new chapters. All chapters from previous edition were extensively reworked to include new and pertinent information

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Allen R. Nissenson, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Dialysis Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California Edgar V. Lerma, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Jeffrey S. Berns, MD, Director, Clinical Nephrology, Director, Renal Fellowship Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Allen R. Nissenson, MD, University of California, Los Angeles, CA Richard N. Fine, MD, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY Drs. Nissenson and Fine are known internationally for their work in dialysis and have pioneered a number of technical and clinical advances. Dr. Fine invented the first machine capable of providing hemodialysis to children.
Published September 29, 2001 by Hanley & Belfus. 561 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction