Key Features

  • Comprehensive, up-to-date text which provides all that nurses need to know about renal care
  • Evidence-based content ensures best practice is used throughout
  • Learning outcomes and chapter summaries help to consolidate understanding
  • Case studies help readers to relate theory to practice

Table of Contents

1. The history of dialysis and transplantation
2. Applied anatomy and physiology and the renal disease process
3. Psychological perspectives
4. Acute renal failure
5. Chronic kidney disease and predialysis care
6. Investigations in renal failure
7. Haemodialysis
8. Peritoneal dialysis
9. End of life care
10. Renal care in infancy, childhood and early adulthood
11. Renal nutrition
12. Renal transplantation
13. Clinical practice guidelines and nursing audit
14. Future trends in renal nursing
Index

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
Print ISBN:
9780702028397
Electronic ISBN:
9780702037559