Guest editors Mark Acierno and Mary Labato highlight important areas in kidney failure and renal replacement therapies for all small animal practitioners. Topics include continuous renal replacement therapy, intermittent hemodialysis/peritoneal dialysis, acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, protein losing nephropathy, hypertension in kidney disease, intermittent hemodialysis, equipment commonly used in veterinary dialysis/vascular access, anticoagulation in intermittent hemodialysis, urea kinetics and dialysis prescriptions, removal of toxins and drugs, nutrition in the renal failure/dialysis patient, dialysate, water quality and testing, and much more!
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- © Saunders 2011
- 22nd February 2011
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Companion Animal Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA