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CAPD CCPD in Children - Richard N. Fine

CAPD CCPD in Children

By: Richard N. Fine (Editor), Steven R. Alexander (Editor), Bradley A. Warady (Editor)

Hardcover Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780792382362
Number Of Pages: 622

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During the past quarter century there has been a renaissance of interest in the use of peritoneal dialysis as the primary dialytic modality for the treatment of children with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The development of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (APD) has facilitated the provision of prolonged dialysis to infants, children and adolescents and has provided pediatric nephrologists worldwide with a real opportunity to administer effective dialysis therapy to all patients afflicted with ESRD. It has been more than a decade since the initial publication of CAPD/CCPD in Children. In the interim, a great deal of clinical experience with patients receiving peritoneal dialysis has been accumulated and research efforts have substantially increased our understanding of the technique. Therefore, we felt that a second edition of CAPD/CCPD in Children was propitious to update the advances of the past decade.

CAPD/CCPD for Children in North America: The NAPRTCS Experiencep. 1
The European Experience with CAPD/CCPD in Childrenp. 17
The Japanese Experience with CAPD/CCPD in Childrenp. 35
CAPD for Children in a Developing Countryp. 49
Transplantation of the Pediatric CAPD/CCPD Patientp. 57
Structure and Function of the Pediatric Peritoneal Membranep. 73
Peritoneal Equilibration Test in Childrenp. 87
Adequacy of Peritoneal Dialysis in Childrenp. 99
The Organization and Management of a Pediatric Dialysis Unitp. 119
Growth in Children on CAPD/CCPD and the Use of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone to Treat Growth Delay in These Childrenp. 143
Special Considerations in the Care of the Infant CAPD/CCPD Patientp. 169
Anemia and Its Treatment in Children on CAPD/CCPDp. 183
Diagnosis and Treatment of Renal Bone Diseases in Children Undergoing CAPD/CCPDp. 199
Immunizations in Pediatric CAPD/CCPD Patientsp. 219
Special Considerations in the Prescribing of Medications for the Pediatric CAPD/CCPD Patientp. 229
Prescription of Peritoneal Dialysis: CAPD, CCPD, COPD, IPD or TPD?p. 247
Ten Years' Experience with CAPD Cathetersp. 263
When and How to Use Nasogastric and Gastrostomy Feeding for Nutritional Support in Infants and Children on CAPD/CCPDp. 281
Peritonitis in Pediatric Continuous Peritoneal Dialysisp. 301
Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of PD Catheter Exit-Site and Tunnel Infections in Childrenp. 349
Gynecologic Issues in CAPD/CCPDp. 369
Long term Function of the Peritoneal Membrane in Children Receiving CAPD/CCPDp. 389
Psychosocial Development and Adherence to Medical Regimens in Children with Chronic Renal Failurep. 413
The Ethics of Withholding and Withdrawing Therapy in Infants and Young Childrenp. 433
Urinary Tract Diversion and other Urologic Considerations in Children on CAPD/CCPDp. 451
The Effect of Renal Neurotoxicity on Cognitive Developmentp. 463
Residential Camping for Children with End-Stage Renal Diseasep. 479
Avoiding and Coping with Patient and Family Burnoutp. 491
A Parent's View of CAPD/CCPDp. 507
Maintaining Intact Families on CAPD/CCPDp. 537
New Peritoneal Dialysate Solutions and Intraperitoneal Therapiesp. 557
Nutritional Therapy for Children on CAPD/CCPD: Theory and Practicep. 567
Peritoneal Dialysis in Adolescentsp. 605
Indexp. 609
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ISBN: 9780792382362
ISBN-10: 0792382366
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 622
Published: December 1998
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.12
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised