Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: Principles and Practice by Farahnak AssadiPediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: Principles and Practice by Farahnak Assadi

Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: Principles and Practice

byFarahnak Assadi, Fatemeh Sharbaf

Paperback | March 27, 2019

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This book provides a current understanding of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies (CRRT) techniques with a focus on drug dosing in critically ill children receiving CRRT.  Strategies include the role of therapeutic drug monitoring, effect of CRRT on drug pharmacokinetics, variations in the drugs properties, newer kidney injury biomarkers and simple and easy methods for estimating drug clearance.  The conclusion of this book features case reports focused on the patients' symptoms and laboratory data as they present in clinical practice and the type of CRRT modality needed to provide quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of patient care.  Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapywill expand the clinical knowledge and experience of practicing nephrologists and other professionals involved in the care of children suffering from Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) to improve and sustain their quality of life.  

Farahnak Assadi, M.D.Distinguished Professor, Emeritus Department of PediatricsRush University Medical CollegeDivision of NephrologyRush Children's HospitalChicago, IllinoisUSAFatemeh Ghane Sharbaf, M.D. Associate ProfessorDepartment of Pediatrics Section of Nephrology Mashhad University of Medical SciencesMashhad, Iran
Title:Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: Principles and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:158 pagesPublished:March 27, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319799053

ISBN - 13:9783319799056


Table of Contents

Acute kidney injury

CRRT as treatment

Water and solute movements: basic physiology

CRRT modalities

Hemodialysis (diffusive) versus hemofiltraion (Convective) CVVH

CRRT Principles

General consideration for CRRT

Specific consideration for pediatric CRRT

Vascular access and catheter size

Blood flow rate (BFR)

Ultrafiltation rates

Calculating the desired fluid removal rate

Replacement/dialysate solutions

Drug dosing in CRRT

Blood priming

Nutrition in CRRT

Monitoring during CRRT

Compliance of CRRT

Replacement/dialysate solution composition

Factors influencing the clearance of drug during CRRT

CRRT impact on pharmacokinetic parameters

Case Studies