Providing access to over 800 drug monographs, the Renal Drug Database is a key source of prescribing information for clinical and medicines information pharmacists.
The primary focus of Renal Failure is acute kidney injury (AKI). This includes the basic sciences and those derived from human studies on the subject. There is a critical need to support the drive for research in this field. The high mortality of AKI in the critically ill is unacceptable. The journal aims to publish methods that have demonstrated improved outcomes of AKI in the critically ill and related research.
International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal focusing on the pathophysiology of the kidney and vascular supply. Epidemiology, screening, diagnosis, and treatment interventions are covered as well as basic science, biochemical and immunological studies.
Annals of Medicine is an online, open access, international journal publishing original research and reviews across all areas of medicine, promoting collaboration across therapy areas and the open sharing of research. The Nephrology and Urology Section reviews the latest advances in acute kidney injury, drug toxicity in kidney disease, renal replacement therapy, chronic kidney disease and other related diagnoses and areas of treatment.
Scandinavian Journal of Urology is a journal for clinical urologists and publishes papers within all fields of clinical urology, with experimental papers related to clinical questions also invited. Important reports with great news value are published promptly. The Scandinavian Journal of Urology publishes international research into clinical urology, including incontinence, prostatic and kidney diseases.
The third edition of a bestseller, this book provides insight from a wide array of international contributors in the field of pediatric nephrology. Copiously illustrated with photomicrographs and clinical diagrams, the third edition reflects current advances in the field.
Each chapter contains a set of questions, directed at helping fellows succeed at the American Pediatric Nephrology Board examination. New information for this edition includes changes in treatment options for hyponatremia, and updates on hyperparathyroidism and transplantation. Text boxes highlight important "take home points" throughout the chapters.
The field of intensive care in nephrology is a rapidly evolving one, with research starting to translate into clinical guidelines and standards.
Encompassing core subjects in critical care and nephrology, as well as specific related consultative topics, this clearly presented text is organized into three sections focusing on:
up-to-date background information on the critically ill patient, including chapters on respiratory, circulatory, renal, and multi-organ failure
core topics in ICU nephrology, including prevention and medical therapy of acute renal failure (ARF), and provision of a variety of renal replacement therapy (RRT) modalities
a series of common ICU consultative nephrology topics.
An authoritative and practical reference, and the first text to bring together experts from the various specialties involved, this multi-disciplinary book is a highly useful resource for any practitioner responsible for the care of critically ill patients.
This book explores the emotional problems patients relatives close friends and professionals experience and the support they need when someone is dying. It focuses on the skills required to support the patient and to provide pre- and post-bereavement counselling for relatives. Clear and easy to read the book is based on the author's previous work but now includes valuable new insights from her recent research in this field and is illustrated with examples from her practical and international experience. It emphasises practical communication skills that can be applied in everyday working practice. It encourages readers to reflect on their own practice strengths and weaknesses and their contribution to the multi-professional team. Questions and exercises at the end of each chapter encourage reflection discussion and learning. This is a book that all health professionals will find of great benefit especially those working in palliative and terminal care hospices and nursing homes. It is of particular use to members of nursing teams. It will also be of interest to patients and relatives who are close to a dying person.
Kidney disease is a global health concern that affects people of all ages and races. Based on the work of the National Kidney Foundation and the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes foundation, guidelines have been developed outlining the parameters for patient care. Nutritional Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease builds upon the discoveries made by these institutions and expands upon their recommendations to provide a comprehensive guidebook with practice protocols for individuals with kidney disease.