Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel by C. F. Gutch

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A practical, straightforward introduction to dialysis, REVIEW OF HEMODIALYSIS FOR NURSES AND DIALYSIS PERSONNEL provides a basic understanding of dialysis principles, patient care, nursing interventions and current technological advances. This sixth edition emphasizes an interdisciplinary overview of dialysis technology and the relationship of dialysis to nursing, nutrition, and medicine. Practicing nurses, dialysis technicians, undergraduate and graduate nursing and medical students will find the hallmark question and answer format an asset to the learning process. The clear, concise writing style combined with succinct explanations of key terminology provides the patient, novice, or technician with a comprehensive dialysis reference that is easy to understand.

* Presents information in a question and answer format to streamline the learning process. * Focuses on the roles of the multidisciplinary dialysis team, including the patient and the patient's family, to provide a comprehensive plan of care. * Defines terms and uses simplified language style to assist the patient, novice, and technician with the learning process. * Provides updated information to reflect current changes and technological advances in dialysis therapy. * Features new chapters on Diabetes, Pediatric Dialysis, Geriatric Considerations, and Computers and New technology. * Provides updated HCFA requirements and guidelines and DOQI guidelines to promote standards of nephrology care. * Offers new and expanded pharmacologic information to provide a current and readily understandable resource for the clinician and patient.

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Published December 12, 2012 by Mosby. 432 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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