Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

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John A. Kellum, Rinaldo Bellomo, Claudio Ronco
Oxford University Press, 2016 - Acute renal failure - 320 pages
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) is the standard of care for management of critically ill patients with acute renal failure. Part of the Pittsburgh Critical Care series, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy provides concise, evidence-based, bedside guidance about this treatment modality, offering quick reference answers to clinicians' questions about treatments and situations encountered in daily practice. Organized into sections on theory, practice, special situations, and organizational issues, this volume provides a complete view of CRRT theory and practice. Tables summarize and highlight key points, and key studies and trials are included in each chapter. The second edition has been updated to include a new chapter on the use of biomarkers to aid in patient selection and timing, extensive revisions on terminology and nomenclature to match current standards, and the most up-to-date information on newly developed CRRT machines.
 

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Contents

Contributors
Part 1 Theory
Part 2 Practice
Part 3 Special Situations
Part 4 Organizational Issues
Glossary
Index
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John A. Kellum is a Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rinaldo Bellomo is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Intensive Care Research at Melbourne University in Melbourne, Australia. Claudio Ronco is a Professor of Clinical Nephrology and Medicine and Director of the Department of Nephrology at St. Bortolo Hospital in Vicenza, Italy.

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