Principles and Practice of Renal Nursing

Principles and Practice of Renal Nursing

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qEarly chapters address the underlying scientific principles of renal physiology and dialysis, and consider the differing physical and psychological needs of the renal patient. Detailed guidance on the appropriate nursing procedures is given, and there is full discussion of the potential complications that can be associated with dialysis. In addition to dialysis, later chapters deal with the scientific and nursing impact of transplantation.q - Back cover.Obesity, hernias, fluid leaks and backache Many patients with ESRD are malnourished, and after starting PD will slowly gain dry weight. ... Following repair it is important to avoid excessive abdominal distension until the wound is secure to minimize reoccurrence. ... public pools, hot tubs, whirlpools a€c Use waterproof dressings when swimming a€c Perform exit site care immediately after swimming (Prowantanbsp;...

Title:Principles and Practice of Renal Nursing
Author:Paul Challinor, John Sedgewick
Publisher:Nelson Thornes - 1998


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