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Pediatric Dialysis

Warady, Bradley A, Schaefer, Franz, Alexander, Steven R. (Eds.)

2nd ed. 2012, XIX, 807 p. 150 illus., 81 illus. in color.

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  • Only focused book on pediatric dialysis
  • Completely updated with latest guideline recommendations
  • Includes seven new chapters
Since the inaugural publication of Pediatric Dialysis in 2004, a wide range of advances have taken place in dialysis-related care, leading to a wealth of new knowledge in the field.  Pediatric Dialysis, Second Edition brings this knowledge together to provide the most comprehensive source of state-of-the-art information on the dialysis of infants, children and adolescents.  With new chapters, updated chapters and references, and contemporary, unique perspectives from authors who are leaders in the global pediatric nephrology community, Pediatric Dialysis, Second Edition is, once again, an authoritative reference that will facilitate best practices in both acute and chronic dialysis.  Experienced clinicians and trainees alike will find Pediatric Dialysis, Second Edition not only another valuable contribution to the literature but an indispensable guide to managing their pediatric patients on dialysis.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » dialysis - nephrology - pediatrics

Related subjects » Nephrology - Pediatrics

Table of contents 

1. Notes on the History of Dialysis Therapy in Children -  2. The Biology of Dialysis - 3. The Demographics of Dialysis in Children -  4. Organization and Management of a Pediatric Dialysis Program -  5. Pediatric Dialysis in Developing Countries - 6. The Decision to Initiate Dialysis in a Pediatric Patient - 7. Initiation of Maintenance Renal Replacement Therapy in Infants - 8. Urologic Issues in Pediatric Dialysis Patients - 9. Conservation of Residual Renal Function in Children Reaching End-Stage Renal Disease - 10. Peritoneal Access in Children Receiving Dialysis - 11. Technical Aspects and Prescription of Peritoneal Dialysis in Children - 12. Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions - 13. Peritoneal Dialysis During Infancy - 14. Peritonitis and Exit-Site Infections in Children Receiving Peritoneal Dialysis - 15. Non-Infectious Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis in Children - 16. Hemodialysis Vascular Access in Children - 17. Technical Aspects of Hemodialysis in Children - 18. Prescribing and Monitoring Hemodialysis for Pediatric Patients - 19. Maintenance Hemodialysis During Infancy - 20. Intensified Hemodialysis in Children - 21. Common Complications of Hemodialysis - 22. Meeting Nutritional Goals for Children Receiving Maintenance Dialysis - 23. Technical Aspects of Controlled Enteral Nutrition in Pediatric Dialysis Patients - 24. Growth and Pubertal Development in Dialyzed Children and Adolescents - 25. Diagnosis and Management of Renal Osteodystrophy and Metabolic Bone Disease in Children - 26. The Cardiovascular Status of  Pediatric Dialysis Patients - 27. Management of Renal Anemia in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease - 28. Immune Function and Immunization in Dialyzed Children - 29. Neurological Effects and Cognitive Development - 30. Psychosocial Adjustment and Adherence of Children and Adolescents on Dialysis - 31. Drug Administration and Pharmacogenomics in Children Receiving Acute or Chronic Renal Replacement Therapy - 32. Use of Contrast Agents in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease - 33. Long Term Outcome of Chronic Dialysis in Children - 34. The Quality of Child and Family Life on Dialysis - 35. Transitioning the Adolescent Dialysis Patient to Adult Care - 36. The Ethics of Withholding or Withdrawing Dialysis in the Pediatric ESRD Patient - 37. Acute Kidney Injury in Children: Diagnosis and Treatment with Peritoneal Dialysis, Hemodialysis and CRRT - 38. The Development of CRRT for Infants and Children - 39. Extracorporeal Liver Replacement Therapy for Pediatric Patients - 40. Dialytic Therapy of Inborn Errors of Metabolism - 41. Pediatric Therapeutic Apheresis - 42. Extracorporeal Therapy for Drug Overdose and Poisoning in Children

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