Handbook of Dialysis Therapy, 5th Edition

Authors :
Allen R. Nissenson & Richard N. Fine
Date of Publication: 12/2016

Providing practical, immediately useful guidelines that can be applied directly to patient care, Handbook of Dialysis Therapy is a must-have resource for all dialysis caregivers. This new edition has been updated with the latest cutting-edge techn......view more

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Providing practical, immediately useful guidelines that can be applied directly to patient care, Handbook of Dialysis Therapy is a must-have resource for all dialysis caregivers. This new edition has been updated with the latest cutting-edge technology, dialysis techniques, and complications related to various diseases for both pediatric and adult patients. In-depth yet concise, it explains complex dialysis concepts through abundant diagrams, photos, line drawings, and tables, while its readable hands-on approach allows for quick review of key information.


New to this edition
  • Features new chapters on care delivery, patient-centric care, rehabilitation, quality of life, geriatrics, and interventional nephrology.
  • Includes information on the management of the pediatric patient undergoing dialysis.
  • Defines the quality imperatives, roles, and responsibilities of dialysis facility medical directors and attending nephrologists.
  • Updates nephrologists on the latest alternative dialysis modalities.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Key Features
  • Presents the practice-proven experience of top experts in the field of dialysis treatment.
  • Offers dialysis guidance for both adult and pediatric patients in one convenient source.
  • Features a readable hands-on approach, allowing you to quickly review the complicated concepts of dialysis.
  • Includes helpful annotated bibliography lists in each section for further in-depth research on any subject.
  • Explains complex dialysis concepts through abundant diagrams, photos, line drawings, and tables.

  • Author Information
    By Allen R. Nissenson, MD, FACP, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Chief Medical Officer, DaVita, Inc., El Segundo, California and Richard E. Fine, MD, Boston University, Cambridge, MA, USA