Introduction to Renal Therapeutics
Ashley, Caroline; Morlidge, Clare
Edited by Caroline Ashley - Senior Specialist Pharmacist (Renal Unit) and Clare Morlidge
Covering various diseases affecting the kidneys, each chapter discusses the disease process and treatment. It also addresses the role of the pharmacist in patient care. Case studies and questions and answers are included at the end of each chapter.
Written by members of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group, this book will be of particular interest to anyone new to, or planning a career in, renal pharmacy. It will also be of interest to non-specialists who deal with renal patients and to pharmacy students, and to any healthcare professional with an interest in renal medicine.
2.Lab Tests and Investigations
3.Acute Renal Failure
4.Chronic Renal Failure
6.Renal Bone Disease
8.Renal Replacement Therapy
10.Drug Dosing in Patients with Renal Impairment and During RRT
11.Drug Induced Kidney Disease
12.Autoimmune Kidney Disease
13.Paediatric Kidney Disease
14.Renal Pharmacy in Critical Care
15.Pain Control in Renal Impairment
16.Diabetes Management in Kidney Disease
17. Myeloma and Kidney Disease
19.Dietary Management of Kidney Disease
20.Travelling and Vaccines
'This book will be of value to anyone interested in expanding his or her knowledge about drug therapy for the renally impaired patient.'
Hillary Wall Grillo PharmD, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy Volume 42 July/August 2008
'The text offers a good overview of the issues pertinent to chronic kidney disease. Introduction to Renal Therapeutics provides a broad overview of the diseasesand complications commonly associated with chronic kidney diseases and will be of interest to pharmacists and pharmacy students not familiar with nephrology.'
Marianna Leung, BSc Pharm, PharmD CHJP Vol. 61, No. 4 July- August 2008
01-Aug-08, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
'This book will be of value to anyone interested in expanding his or her knowledge abiut drug therapy for the renally impaired patient. The devotion of separate chapters to complications such as renal bone disease encourages the reader to fully explore the nuances of these conditions and their drug therapy.'
Hillary Wall Grillo PharmD, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy Volume 42 July/ August 2008
01-Mar-08, Doody Enterprises, Inc.
'The book is organized so that any topic can be referenced easily and individual chapters are structured so that information is provided in a logical and clear format. This is a useful reference for pharmacists working with renally impaired patients. It outlines some of the major challenges encountered in clinical practice when treating these patients. The chapters are organized nicely with topic headings and tables highlighting key conceptsąIt succeeds in capturing clinically pertinent topics in renal medicine today.'
Melissa M. Ranieri, BS, PharmD(Temple University School of Pharmacy) Doody Enterprises, Inc. March 2008