This book describes the past, present and future of dialysis and dialysis-related renal replacement therapies so that the reader can acquire a firm grasp of the medical management of acute and chronic renal failure.
By becoming thoroughly conversant with the past and present of dialysis, a
health care professional will be in a much better position to provide the best
standard of care to patients suffering from renal failure. As the book highlights
the unsolved operational obstacles in the field of renal replacement therapies,
future innovators may be inspired to develop novel solutions to tackle these
problems. This remarkable work is a must-read not just for health care providers
in the dialysis industry, but for patients, dialysis equipment manufacturers
as well as pharmaceutical companies.
Trail-blazing Approaches to Dialysis
The Development of Methods
The Development of Dialysis Apparati and Other Approaches
The Development and Recording of Dialysis in Different Parts of the World
The Present Scene
Looking into the Future
Readership: Nephrologists, dialysis nurses, dialysis technicians, dialysis-centric scientists and engineers, patients, patients' relatives, dialysis equipment manufacturers, dialysis-related pharmaceutical companies, dialysis-related website operators.
Edited by Todd S Ing (Loyola University Chicago, USA & Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, USA), Mohamed Rahman (Alexian Brothers Medical Center), & Carl M Kjellstrand (Loyola University Chicago, USA)