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Title Dialysis in oder adults : a clinical handbook / edited by Madhukar Misra
Imprint New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2016
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Descript 1 online resource (xiv, 214 pages) : illustrations (some color), digital ; 24 cm
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Note ESRD in the elderly: scope of the problem -- Choice of Dialysis in the elderly: Impact of specific education -- Hemodynamic considerations during Hemodialysis in the Elderly -- The pros and cons of home versus in-center HD in the elderly -- HD access in the elderly: planning to execution -- PD in the elderly (home/assisted/in nursing home) -- Managing Blood pressure in the elderly: what is different? -- A sensible approach to address dialysis adequacy in the elderly -- Anemia management in the elderly dialysis patient: is it different? -- Mineral bone Disease in the elderly dialysis patient:management pearls -- Altered pharmacology and pill burden in the elderly: a balancing act -- Dialyzing the elderly patient with CHF: what is important to know? -- Dialyzing the elderly patient with Acute kidney Injury -- Dialysis versus conservative care in the elderly: making a choice -- Unplanned start of HD and transition to community: avoiding pitfalls -- Shared decision making: Role of the nephrologist in Palliative Care
This practical handbook offers quick and sound advice on the many issues faced when dialyzing the older patient. It is authored by well-known international experts who have covered the full range of end stage renal disorders including treatment options, patient management and maximization of quality of life. Accessible and easy-to-read, Dialysis in Older Adults serves as the go-to reference for clinicians and members of their team as they treat this challenging patient population
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Kidney diseases in old age -- Treatment
Geriatric nephrology
Medicine & Public Health
Alt Author Misra, Madhukar, editor
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