Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Paperback | March 3, 2016

EditorJohn A. Kellum, Rinaldo Bellomo, Claudio Ronco

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Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) is the standard of care for management of critically ill patients with acute renal failure. Part of the Pittsburgh Critical Care series, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy provides concise, evidence-based, bedside guidance about this treatmentmodality, offering quick reference answers to clinicians' questions about treatments and situations encountered in daily practice. Organized into sections on theory, practice, special situations, and organizational issues, this volume provides a complete view of CRRT theory and practice. Tablessummarize and highlight key points, and key studies and trials are included in each chapter. The second edition has been updated to include a new chapter on the use of biomarkers to aid in patient selection and timing, extensive revisions on terminology and nomenclature to match current standards,and the most up-to-date information on newly developed CRRT machines.

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Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) is the standard of care for management of critically ill patients with acute renal failure. Part of the Pittsburgh Critical Care series, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy provides concise, evidence-based, bedside guidance about this treatmentmodality, offering quick reference answers to cl...

John A. Kellum is a Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rinaldo Bellomo is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Intensive Care Research at Melbourne University in Melbourne, Australia. Claudio Ronco is a Professor of Clinical...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 3, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019022553X

ISBN - 13:9780190225537

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Part 1: Theory1. Aditya Uppalapati and John A. Kellum: The Critically Ill Patient with Acute Kidney Injury2. Ilona Bobek and Claudio Ronco: History and Rationale for CRRT3. Mauro Neri, Jorge Cerda, Francesco Garzotto, Gianluca Villa, and Claudio Ronco: Nomenclature for Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury4. Zhongping Huang, Jeffrey J. Letteri, Claudio Ronco, and William R. Clark: Basic Principles of Solute Transport5. Rinaldo Bellomo and Sean M. Bagshaw: Principles of Fluid Management in the ICU6. John A. Kellum, Raghavan Murugan, and Mitra Nadim: Indications, Timing, and Patient Selection7. Alexander Zarbock and Lakhmir S. Chawla: Biomarkers for Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy8. Rinaldo Bellomo and Ian Baldwin: Extended Indications9. Zaccaria Ricci and Claudio Ronco: Dose Adequacy and Assessment10. John A. Kellum: Acid-base and Electrolyte DisordersPart 2: Practice11. Jorge Cerd and Claudio Ronco: Choosing a Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury12. Alexander Zarbock and Kai Singbart: Vascular Access for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy13. Rinaldo Bellomo and Ian Baldwin: The Circuit and the Prescription14. Zhongping Huang, Jeffrey J. Letteri, Claudio Ronco, and William R. Clark: The Membrane: Size and Material15. Paul M. Palevsky and John A. Kellum: Fluids for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy16. Zaccaria Ricci, Ian Baldwin, and Claudio Ronco: Alarms and Troubleshooting17. Ian Baldwin: Non Anticoagulation Strategies to Optimise Circuit Function in RRT18. Rinaldo Bellomo and Ian Baldwin: Anticoagulation19. Nigel Fealy: Regional Citrate Anticoagulation20. Adrian Wong, Sandra L. Kane-Gill, and John A. Kellum: Drug Dosing in Continuous Renal Replacement TherapyPart 3: Special Situations21. Michael L. Moritz: Renal Replacement Therapy in Children22. Joseph E. Kiss: Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Critical Care Medicine23. Nigel Fealy and Rinaldo Bellomo: MARS: Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System24. Dehua Gong and Claudio Ronco: Sorbents25. Dinna N. Cruz and Claudio Ronco: Hybrid TherapiesPart 4: Organizational Issues26. Ayan Sen: The ICU Environment27. Kimberly Whiteman and Frederick J. Tasota: Patient Care Quality and Teamwork28. Jorge Cerd: Organizational Aspects: Developing Policies and Procedures for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies (CRRT)29. Kevin W. Finkel: Documentation, Billing, and Reimbursement for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy30. Lakhmir S. Chawla and Claudio Ronco: Machines for CRRT31. Ian Baldwin and Rinaldo Bellomo: Quality Improvement for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies32. Ian Baldwin and Kimberly Whiteman: Educational Resources