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Core curriculum for nephrology nursing 1 edition

Core curriculum for nephrology nursing
Caroline S. Counts

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Core curriculum for nephrology nursing
5th ed.
Caroline S. Counts, editor

Published 2008 by American Nephrology Nurses' Association in Pitman, N.J .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Anatomy and Physiology
Assessment of kidney structure and function
Introduction to chronic kidney disease
Comorbidities associated with chronic kidney disease
Deterring chronic kidney disease
Complications of chronic kidney disease
Empowerment strategies and the introduction to kidney replacement therapies
Program management in the acute care setting
Acute kidney injury and acute renal failure
Hemodialysis in the acute care setting
Peritoneal dialysis in the acute care setting
Slow extended daily dialysis (SLEDD) and continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT)
Therapeutic plasma exchange
Genetics and genomics-perspectives in nephrology nursing
Cultural diversity
Psychosocial impact and spirituality
Patient and family education
The financial impact
Physical rehabilitation
Ethical considerations and dilemmas
Advance care planning and palliative/end-of-life care
APN role in chronic kidney disease stages 1 and 2
APN role in chronic kidney disease stages 3 and 4
APN role in chronic kidney disease stage 5 and hemodialysis
APN role in acute care
APN role in transplantation
APN care of vascular access
APN role in patients with chronic kidney disease and diabetes mellitus
APN role in patients with chronic kidney disease and dyslipidemia
Evidence-based practice
Standards for care
The National Kidney Foundation diseases outcomes quality initiative
The dialysis outcomes and practice patterns study
United States renal data system
Public policy and the political process
Nutritional screening and assessment
Kidney disease and renal replacement therapies
Special considerations in kidney disease
Nutrition intervention
Interactions between drugs and the body
Effects of chronic kidney disease on drug activity
Classifications of drugs frequently used to treat patients with chronic kidney disease
Dialysis and drug therapy
The clinical significance for nursing
Kidney transplantation
Pancreas transplantation
Islet cell transplantation
Chronic kidney disease in the transplant recipient
Principles of hemodialysis
Water treatment
Patient management-the dialysis procedure
Fluid removal: obtaining estimated dry weight during hemodialysis
Complications of hemodialysis-prevention and management
Obtaining ideal dry weight through hematocrit-based blood volume monitoring
Hemodialyzer reprocessing
Patient evaluation for long-term access selection
Vascular access type and site of placement
Nursing process in the routine care of vascular access
Peritoneal dialysis access
Peritoneal dialysis therapy
Peritoneal dialysis complications
Overview of home dialysis
Home hemodialysis
Peritoneal dialysis
Care of the infant through adolescent with chronic kidney disease
Opportunities to improve health and quality of life for the older adult
Infection control
General information about disasters
Natural disasters
Man-made and other disasters.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Library of Congress
RC902 .C63 2008

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xiii, 1099 p. :
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