The Renal Drug Handbook, 3rd Edition

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The Renal Drug Handbook, 3rd Edition

The Renal Drug Handbook, 3rd Edition

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Fully updated and expanded to include over 800 drugs, this 4th edition (2014) provides pharmacists with timely and easily-accessible information to support prescribing decisions for patients with renal impairment including renal replacement therapy. Wide dissemination of this 4th edition will help healthcare professionals who prescribe and more importantly protect their patients from avoidable harm. The authors must be applauded for maintaining the uniform presentation structure for each drug monograph. In addition to our own resources, we recommend the following resources for information about specific medicines in renal impairment. Access monograph information through desktop, laptop or mobile devices, with this new, easy-to-use, frequently-updated online platform.

She is the co-editor of both The Renal Drug Handbook and the Introduction to Renal Therapeutics, and sits on the editorial board of the British Journal of Renal Medicine. Because the kidney is the major regulator of the internal fluid environment, the physiologic changes associated with renal disease have pronounced effects on the pharmacology of many drugs. The Digital and eTextbook ISBNs for The Renal Drug Handbook are 9780429863639, 0429863632 and the print ISBNs are 9781138624511, 1138624519.It provides real-world information on comorbidities, dosing interactions, clinical use, metabolism and administration validated under the governance of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group. Clinical discussions include frequent references to the USA's National Kidney Foundation's Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative (DOQI) guidelines. The Renal Drug Handbook offers information compiled from the UK Renal Pharmacy Group and features drug monographs guiding physicians in how to prescribe, prepare, and administer drugs to patients undergoing renal replacement therapy. The current fifth edition was fully updated prior to publication in 2018 and provides healthcare professionals with a single reference of easily retrievable, practical information relating to drug use, sourced from the practical experience of renal units throughout the UK, available in both print and eBook formats. She has nearly 25 years' renal experience, and her major areas of interest are transplantation and auto-immune renal disease.

She is the co-editor of The Renal Drug Handbook, The Renal Drug Database and The Introduction to Renal Therapeutics and sits on the editorial board of the British Journal of Renal Medicine. The section on hemodialysis features expanded chapters on physiologic principles, acute hemodialysis, urea kinetic modeling, and vascular access, while the section on peritoneal dialysis has been extensively reworked by a new editor and now includes two new chapters.One limitation is that the handbook is a UK publication so some of the drugs and dosing recommendations are not relevant to the Australian situation.

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. The Preface outlines how to use the monographs and basic drug dosing advice including valuable information on the use of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Prescribing or administering a medication outside the manufacturers information may render the medicine being used off-label. Advanced Renal Care is for all those who work in nephrology, dialysis and transplantation as it addresses current challenges in caring for those with renal failure, and examines recent trends and likely future developments.Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. One of the noteworthy aspects is that the authors have tried their best to translate the important information into a concise but effective format. Included in this update are over 130 new drugs and a new section on drug metabolism and excretion in each drug monograph. Caroline was involved in the development of the Renal National Service Framework, and the NICE Guidelines on Immunosuppression in Renal Transplantation, Renal Anaemia and Acute Kidney Injury.

This essential resource provides pharmacists with timely, trusted and easily-accessible information to support prescribing decisions for patients with renal impairment including renal replacement therapy. Offers the latest on donor-specific tolerance, xenotransplantation, transplant immunosuppression, and chronic allograft failure User-friendly format Current references NEW TO THIS EDITION: Immunobiology and immunosuppression chapters have been completely rewritten to reflect recent advance. 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. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Now in its updated Fourth Edition, this popular handbook is a practical guide for physicians and surgeons who manage kidney transplant patients and for nurses and other professionals on the transplant team.Covering various diseases affecting the kidneys, each chapter discusses the disease process and treatment.

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