Kidney Disease Management: A Practical Approach for the Non-Specialist Healthcare Practitioner, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118490770
  • ISBN-13: 9781118490778
  • DDC: 616.61
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 236 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This informative book has been put together with the support and input of many clinical renal experts, who have been willing to share their knowledge and years of experience and Im sure it will be an excellent resource for those caring for kidney patients for the first time - as well as for those with some years of experience! - From the Foreword by Rosemary Macri, Chief Executive of the British Kidney Patient Association Kidney Disease Management has been written to help optimise the care of people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) across the healthcare spectrum.  It is aimed at a range of professionals, including nurses, junior doctors, general practitioners, pharmacists and dietitians.  Specialists in training may also find it useful.  It highlights the practical considerations necessary to care for people with kidney problems in situations where a specialist practitioner is not always required or immediately available.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction: Managing Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in Non-Specialist Areas: A Chronic Illness Approach.
2: Managing Chronic Conditions: The Policy Context.
3: What Non-Specialists Need to Know about Chronic Kidney Disease.
4: A Practical Approach to Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care.
5: General Considerations Related to Treatment Modalities.
6: Psychosocial Asets of Living with Chronickidney Disease.
7: Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalised Patients.
8: Management of Patients with or at Risk of Kidney Disease on the Surgical Ward.
9: Medication Management and Chronic Kidney Disease.
10: Optimising Nutrition in People with Chronic Kidney Disease.
11: Supportive and Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Kidney Disease.