This practical and inspiring book will give you the confidence to live a full and rewarding life. It highlights the experiences of a number of very different people, from all walks of life, ages and family situations. These shared personal accounts celebrate the fullness of life that people living with kidney failure can, and do, achieve.
Juliet Auer Dip. Professional Social Work, CSGQ, M/Phil (Research), Renal Patient Support Manager, Oxford Kidney Unit. She has worked with kidney patients for over 25 years.
Introduction; Chapter 1 Diagnosis; Chapter 2 Preparing for dialysis; Chapter 3 Treatment during the pre-dialysis period; Chapter 4 Types of dialysis treatment; Chapter 5 Starting dialysis; Chapter 6 Kidney transplants: the choices; Chapter 7 Building a relationship with the kidney unit; Chapter 8 Work, leisure activities and holidays; Chapter 9 Relationships with partners; Chapter 10 Carers, friends and the wider family; Chapter 11 Lifestyle for kidney patients; Chapter 12 Ways of coping; Chapter 13 What helps when you hit low points; Chapter 14 Living well; Appendix 1 Information on finances for renal patients; Appendix 2 Further reading; Appendix 3 Useful addresses; Glossary; Index
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