This book describes the past, present and future of dialysis and dialysis-related renal replacement therapies so that the reader can acquire a firm grasp of the medical management of acute and chronic renal failure. By becoming thoroughly conversant with the past and present of dialysis, a health care professional will be in a much better position to provide the best standard of care to patients suffering from renal failure. As the book highlights the unsolved operational obstacles in the field of renal replacement therapies, future innovators may be inspired to develop novel solutions to tackle these problems. This remarkable work is a must-read not just for health care providers in the dialysis industry, but for patients, dialysis equipment manufacturers as well as pharmaceutical companies.
This book is pleasant to read while offering a comprehensive and in-depth view of how indispensable dialysis has become, as well as making especially young nephrologists aware of the newest developments in the prescription and monitoring of dialysis therapy. -- Clinical Kidney Journal "Clinical Kidney Journal"
Number Of Pages: 700
Published: 30th May 2012
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 23.1 x 4.3
Weight (kg): 2.88