Judith Z. Kallenbach

Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel

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ISBN: 9780323641920
Author : Judith Z. Kallenbach
Published: 2021
Publisher: Mosby
Language: English
Format: Paperback / softback

<p>Get complete dialysis coverage and an excellent review for the certification exam! <b>Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel, 10th Edition</b> uses a concise Q&A format to cover the principles, diseases, and problems of dialysis treatment for kidney failure. A new chapter on case management of the renal patient keeps you current with the latest in dialysis treatment and equipment. Dialysis expert Judy Kallenbach provides clear, easy-to-read guidelines that will apply to every member of the dialysis team, from technicians and nurses to social workers and patients.</p><ul> <li><b>Comprehensive coverage</b> provides the knowledge needed to care for dialysis patients and to prepare for the certification exam, with topics including a review of body fluids and electrolytes, infection control, transplantation, and key psychosocial aspects of dialysis treatment.</li> <li><b>Question-and-answer format</b> makes learning easier and makes the book suitable for independent study.</li> <li><b>Multidisciplinary approach</b> includes a chapter on the different roles in the hemodialysis team, describing how dialysis care is coordinated and what patients go through during their treatment.</li> <li><b>Easy-to-understand style</b> introduces new terms and concepts without assuming prior knowledge of dialysis.</li> <li><b><i>Home Dialysis Therapies</b></i> <b>chapter</b> describes the use of home dialysis treatment as a possible cost-cutting measure.</li> <li><b>Useful appendixes </b>offer a quick reference to the sodium and potassium content of various foods, nephrology organizations and resources, a list of dialysis lab tests, a glossary, and more.</li> <li><b>Coverage of the entire lifespan </b>helps you care for patients of different ages, with separate chapters on pediatric dialysis and end-stage renal disease in the elderly.</li> <li><b>70 illustrations</b> depict all aspects of dialysis treatment and care.</li></ul><ul><b> <li>NEW <i>Case Management of the Chronic Kidney Disease Patient</i> chapter</b> is added.</li> <li><b>EXPANDED <i>Patient Education Guidelines</i> chapter</b> adds coverage of motivational interviewing.</li> <li><b>EXPANDED <i>Psychosocial Aspects of Dialysis Therapy</i> chapter </b>adds information on patient care.</li> <li><b>UPDATED content</b> includes new guidelines and information on medication.</li></ul>

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