Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing

Paperback | July 8, 2013

EditorAlthea Mahon, Karen Jenkins, Lisa Burnapp

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Written by experienced educators and renal nurses with extensive experience of clinical practice the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is a concise, current and evidence-based guide to the care of patients with renal disease. This practical and thorough resource ensures that expert and relevantinformation is always accessible, whatever the circumstances.Assisting both practising and student nurses with decision-making skills from the patient assessment stage through to post procedure/operation nursing care, this handbook provides a wealth of useful information on the aetiology of kidney disease, assessment and diagnostic processes, and theavailable treatments.An indispensable resource, it covers caring for patients with a wide range of conditions, including chronic kidney disease and established renal failure. Additional information on treating patients waiting for, or undergoing dialysis or transplant surgery, and those requiring end of life care isalso included. Taking a multi-professional approach to the care and management of renal patients, the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is an essential tool for all renal nurses, studying and practising, as well as dieticians, pharmacists, social workers, counsellors and researchers who specialise in renalcare.

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Written by experienced educators and renal nurses with extensive experience of clinical practice the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is a concise, current and evidence-based guide to the care of patients with renal disease. This practical and thorough resource ensures that expert and relevantinformation is always accessible, whatever ...

Althea Mahon has worked as a Renal Consultant Nurse in Barts and the London NHS Trust in the UK from 2001 to 2007 and as Nurse manager since 2008 at the Royal Perth Hospital, in Western Australia, after completing her Masters in Nursing at Edith Cowan University in Perth in 2006. She is curently on the editorial board for the Renal Soc...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:624 pagesPublished:July 8, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199600538

ISBN - 13:9780199600533

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Table of Contents

1. Renal Pathophysiology2. Clinical assessment of the CKD patient3. Management of hypertension4. Acute Kidney Injury5. Management of CKD Stages 1-36. Stage 4 and 5 CKD7. Associated complications of CKD8. CKD and Mineral and Bone Disorders9. Nutrition and CKD10. Anaemia management11. Peritoneal dialysis12. Haemodialysis13. Transplantation: supply and demand14. Transplantation: patient choice, recipient selection and surgery15. Living with Chronic Kidney Disease16. End of Life Care in Advanced Kidney Disease17. Living with chronic kidney disease and renal replacement therapy18. Renal pharmacology