Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing

Author: Althea Mahon,Karen Jenkins,Lisa Burnapp

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199600538

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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Written by educators and renal nurses with extensive experience of clinical practice the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is a concise, current and evidence-based guide to the care of patients with renal disease. This practical and thorough resource ensures that expert and relevant information is always accessible, whatever the circumstances. An indispensable clinical guide this handbook provides a wealth of useful information on the aetiology of kidney disease, and aids with decision-making from initial assessment and diagnosis, through to the available Treatments. Taking a multi professional approach to the care and management of patients with kidney disease, the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is an essential tool for all renal nurses, studying and practising, as well as a valuable resource for all those who work in renal care.
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Renal Nursing

Author: Nicola Thomas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702028398

Category: Medical

Page: 468

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'Renal Nursing', third edition, is a research-based guide to nursing in this field. The underlying anatomy, physiology and psychology are discussed in depth, along with the skills and knowledge required to provide support, treatment and high quality care.
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Renal Nursing

A Guide to Practice

Author: Bobbee Terrill

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1138030392

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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This book explores the emotional problems patients relatives close friends and professionals experience and the support they need when someone is dying. It focuses on the skills required to support the patient and to provide pre- and post-bereavement counselling for relatives. Clear and easy to read the book is based on the author's previous work but now includes valuable new insights from her recent research in this field and is illustrated with examples from her practical and international experience. It emphasises practical communication skills that can be applied in everyday working practice. It encourages readers to reflect on their own practice strengths and weaknesses and their contribution to the multi-professional team. Questions and exercises at the end of each chapter encourage reflection discussion and learning. This is a book that all health professionals will find of great benefit especially those working in palliative and terminal care hospices and nursing homes. It is of particular use to members of nursing teams. It will also be of interest to patients and relatives who are close to a dying person.
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Principles and Practice of Renal Nursing

Author: Paul Challinor,John Sedgewick

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748733316

Category: Medical

Page: 310

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"Early chapters address the underlying scientific principles of renal physiology and dialysis, and consider the differing physical and psychological needs of the renal patient. Detailed guidance on the appropriate nursing procedures is given, and there is full discussion of the potential complications that can be associated with dialysis. In addition to dialysis, later chapters deal with the scientific and nursing impact of transplantation." - Back cover.
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Renal Nursing

Author: Toni Smith

Publisher: Bailliere Tindall

ISBN: 9780702022869

Category: Kidneys

Page: 542

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This book offers in-depth and research-based, yet exceedingly practical, guidance on renal nursing and nephrology. Abundant figures illustrate important techniques, and an appendix offers at-a-glance access to essential renal care drug data. (A W.B. Saunders Company, Ltd. title.)
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Renal Nursing

Author: PR Uldall

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632017287

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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The third edition of this manual has been completely revised and updated. A new section provides an introduction to haemodialysis, and a new chapter on paediatrics has been added. The main emphasis is on simple practical advice. The book is primarily intended for nurses working in renal units.
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Advanced Renal Care

Author: Nicola Thomas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470693207

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Individuals with renal disease require continuing support and care throughout their lives from renal nurses and other members of the inter-professional renal team. Advanced Renal Care is for all those who work in nephrology, dialysis and transplantation as it addresses current challenges in caring for those with renal failure, and examines recent trends and likely future developments. The book also explores key issues in staff recruitment and development. It goes beyond the basic texts on renal care by discussing topical issues such as anaemia management, care of older people on dialysis, diabetes and renal failure, infection control and sexual dysfunction in renal disease.
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