Review Of Hemodialysis For Nurses And Dialysis Personnel (Review Of Hemodialysis For Nurses & Dialysis Personnel)
Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel (Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses & Dialysis Personnel)
Using a practical, straight-forward introduction to dialysis, this text is a must-have reference for health care workers caring for hemodialysis patients. Assuming no prior knowledge of patient care, nursing procedures, or dialysis principles, it takes an interdisciplinary approach to provide an overview of dialysis technology and the relationship of dialysis to nursing, nutrition, medicine, and psychosocial aspects of treatment. Each chapter is presented in a logical question-and-answer format that promotes critical thinking and engages the reader. Lifespan content, home dialysis considerations, and quick reference material enhance the text's comprehensive approach to care. Its up-to-date material and comprehensiveness also make it an excellent resource for dialysis technicians preparing for a certification examination.
- Features a question-and-answer format that streamlines the learning process and engages the reader.
- Offers comprehensive coverage including a review of fluids and electrolytes through transplantation, infection control and the important psychosocial aspects of dialysis treatment.
- Introduces new terms and concepts using simplified language style to assist the patient, novice health care worker, and technician with the learning process.
- Offers definitions of new terms and clear explanations of concepts along with the "how and why" of principles and...