Dialysis Access: A Multidisciplinary Approach gives radiologists, nephrologists, and surgeons the complete knowledge base they need to deliver effective, coordinated care to dialysis patients with vascular access needs. This practical guide explains how to implement the National Kidney Foundation's Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative (DOQI) guidelines for vascular access and details procedures for creating vascular access, monitoring access failure, treating blocked access, and inserting and using central and peritoneal dialysis catheters. The state-of-the-art coverage includes discussions on pharmacologic interventions to prevent access failure and innovative concepts such as outpatient vascular access centers and new catheter designs. Dr. Gray is the lead author for the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (SCVIR)'s Dialysis Access Reporting Standards. International contributors are expert interventional radiologists, nephrologists, and vascular access surgeons. Dialysis Access: A Multidisciplinary Approach fully integrates these specialties' perspectives, providing the insight needed for optimum management of problems and offering an effective blueprint for working in concert with other specialists
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Weight: 1425 g
Dimensions: 280 x 216 x 23 mm
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