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Supportive care for the renal patient (2nd Ed.) Supportive Care Series Series

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateurs : Chambers E. Joanna, Brown Edwina, Germain Michael

Couverture de l’ouvrage Supportive care for the renal patient
Supportive Care for the Renal Patient Second Edition provides a comprehensive, evidence-based overview of supportive care for the nephrology patient. An international group of contributors emphasise the continuum of palliative care from the time of diagnosis through to end-of-life care and the issues surrounding withdrawal of dialysis. The book addresses the psychological impact of the disease, the importance of involving the patient in making decisions about their care, ethical considerations, the role of the family and the multidisciplinary team. This new edition includes two new chapters on conservative management of advanced kidney disease (AKD) and dialysis in the very elderly. The chapters covering non pain symptoms, advance care planning, quality of life, psychological and psychiatric consideration and end-of-life care have also be completely revised to include new evidence and current thinking. This book will be of particular interest to palliative care practitioners, nephrologists, who increasingly need to know more about palliative care, nurse practitioners, dialysis nurses, social workers, dieticians, and psychiatric consultants.
Introduction to ethical case analysis. 1. Changing patterns of renal replacement therapy. 2. The concept of supportive care for the renal patient. 3. Planning a renal palliative care programme and its components. 4. Advance care planning in patients with end stage renal disease. 5. What determines a good outcome? The selection of patients for renal replacement therapy. 6. Health related quality of life and the patient with chronic kidney disease. 7. Symptoms in renal disease: their epidemiology, assessment and management. 8. Management of pain in renal failure. 9. Psychological and psychiatric considerations in patients with advanced renal disease. 10. Spiritual care of the renal patient. 11. Support of the home dialysis patient. 12. Initiation, withdrawal and withholding of dialysis. Part 1. Clinical. Part 2. Communicating with patients and family. 13. Conservative management of end stage kidneyd disease. 14. End stage renal disease in the older person. 15. Death and end of life care in advanced kidney disease.

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