This work gives an introduction to all aspects of drug use in renal failure."Introduction to Renal Therapeutics" is an introduction to all aspects of drug use in renal failure. Covering various diseases affecting the kidneys, each chapter discusses the disease process and treatment. It also addresses the role of the pharmacist in patient care. Case studies and questions and answers are included at the end of each chapter.Written by members of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group, this book will be of particular interest to anyone new to, or planning a career in, renal pharmacy. It will also be of interest to nonspecialists who deal with renal patients and to pharmacy students, and to any healthcare professional with an interest in renal medicine.
1. Introduction; 2. Laboratory Tests and Investigations; 3. Acute Renal Failure; 4. Chronic Kidney Disease; 5. Renal Anaemia; 6. Renal Bone Disease; 7. Hypertension / Hyperlipidaemia; 8. Renal Replacement Therapy; 9. Renal Transplantation; 10. Drug Dosing in Patients with Renal Impairment; 11. Drug Induced Kidney Failure; 12. Autoimmune Kidney Disease; 13. Paediatric Kidney Disease; 14. Renal Pharmacy in Critical Care; 15. Pain Control in Renal Impairment; 16. Diabetes Management in Kidney Disease; 17. Myeloma and Kidney Disease; 18. Palliative care; 19. Dietary Management of Kidney Disease; 20. Travelling and Vaccines.
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