Table of Contents

Cover; Contents; Symbols and abbreviations; Contributors; 1 Renal pathophysiology; 2 Clinical assessment of the chronic kidney disease patient; 3 Management of hypertension; 4 Acute kidney injury; 5 Chronic kidney disease stages 1-3; 6 Chronic kidney disease stages 4-5; 7 Complications associated with chronic kidney disease; 8 Chronic kidney disease, mineral and bone disorders; 9 Nutrition and chronic kidney disease; 10 Anaemia management; 11 Peritoneal dialysis; 12 Haemodialysis; 13 Transplantation: supply and demand; 14 Transplantation: patient choice, recipient selection, and surgery. 15 Transplantation: immunology and immunosuppression16 End of life care in advanced kidney disease; 17 Living with chronic kidney disease and renal replacement therapy; 18 Renal pharmacology; Appendix 1: Nursing admission and discharge; Appendix 2: Renal pathophysiology; Appendix 3: Fluid and electrolytes; Appendix 4: Person-centred education; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z. This title is a concise, current, and evidence-based guide to the care of patients with renal disease. Its portable format will enable practitioners to keep it ready-to-hand as a quick and reliable practice reference tool in any clinical setting.