This second edition of the Manual of Clinical Dialysis is a concise and well-illustrated guide to all aspects of dialysis. All chapters have been revised and present a complete overview of the techniques, processes and equipment involved in clinical dialysis as well as an overview of the complications of dialysis. The manual also provides an overview of common clinical problems related to renal failure such as hypertension, anemia and renal osteodystrophy.
Suhail Ahmad, M.D., is Professor, Medicine Medical Director, Dialysis/Apheresis/Hypertension, University of Washington, Medical Director, Scribner Kidney Center, and Senior Medical Director, Northwest Kidney Centers, Seattle, Washington.
Written for: Nephrologists, nephrology trainees, nephrology nurse practitioners
Table of contents
Foreword.- Abbreviations.- Acknowledgements.- Brief History and General Principles of Dialysis.- Hemodialysis Technique.- Anticoagulation.- Vascular Access.- Complications of Hemodialysis.- Dose of Hemodialysis.- Continuous Therapies.- Peritoneal Dialysis.- Technique of Peritoneal Dialysis.- Dose of Peritoneal Dialysis.- Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis.- Nutritional Issues.- Hypertension.- Anemia.- Renal Osteodystrophy.- Atypical Dialysis Circumstances.- The Future.- Index.