The Resource End of life care in nephrology : from advanced disease to bereavement, Edwina Brown, E. Joanna Chambers, Celia Eggeling, (electronic resource)

End of life care in nephrology : from advanced disease to bereavement, Edwina Brown, E. Joanna Chambers, Celia Eggeling, (electronic resource)

Label
End of life care in nephrology : from advanced disease to bereavement
Title
End of life care in nephrology
Title remainder
from advanced disease to bereavement
Statement of responsibility
Edwina Brown, E. Joanna Chambers, Celia Eggeling
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
There is an ever increasing awareness that all patients are entitled to a good quality death and that diagnosing end of life is as important as diagnosing a chest infection. This is particularly true for renal patients where dialysis can be continued and complications treated even when the patient is dying. End of Life Care in Nephrology provides practical guidance on all aspects of this difficult field; the clinical state of dying renal patients, how to control their symptoms, andhow to help patients and their medical teams discuss difficult issues such as dialysis withdrawal and death. The b
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MiAaPQ
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Brown, Edwina A
Dewey number
  • 616.6/14029
  • 616.614029
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RC918.R38
LC item number
B76 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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  • Chambers, E. Joanna
  • Eggeling, Celia
Series statement
  • Oxford medical publications
  • Oxford specialist handbooks in advancing disease
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  • Chronic renal failure
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Terminal care
Label
End of life care in nephrology : from advanced disease to bereavement, Edwina Brown, E. Joanna Chambers, Celia Eggeling, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Abbreviations; 1 End-stage renal disease; Chronic kidney disease; Causes of renal failure; New patients on dialysis; Patients on renal replacement therapy; 2 Comorbidity; Introduction; Diabetes; Cardiovascular disease; Ischaemic heart disease; Peripheral vascular disease; Amputation; Cerebrovascular disease; Malignancy; Infection; 3 Complications of end-stage renal disease; Introduction; Uraemia; Electrolyte disorders; Anaemia; Fluid overload; Calcium/phosphate disorders; Poor nutrition; Neuropathy; Complications of haemodialysis
  • Complications of peritoneal dialysisComplications of transplantation; 4 Causes of death in end-stage renal disease; Mortality; Causes of death; Cardiac arrest; Stopping dialysis; Conservative care; 5 Health-related quality of life in end-stage renal disease; Introduction; HRQL of dialysis patients; Factors affecting quality of life; Conclusions; Further reading; 6 The management of pain; Introduction; Causes of pain; Types of pain; Assessment of pain; What hinders pain management?; Principles of management: the WHO analgesic ladder; WHO analgesic ladder: steps 1 and 2
  • WHO step 3: opioids for moderate-severe pain + non-opioid ± adjuvantsSummary: WHO analgesic ladder; Managing opioid side-effects; Adjuvant analgesia; Episodic, movement-related, or incident pain; Chronic pain clinic referral and anaesthetic procedures; Referral to the palliative care team; Further reading; 7 Non-pain symptoms in end-stage renal disease; Introduction; Pruritus and dry skin; Fatigue, daytime somnolence, and weakness; Anorexia and weight loss; Dry mouth and thirst; Nausea; Constipation; Insomnia; Restless legs syndrome (RLS)
  • Symptoms from long-term complications of treatment of ESRDSymptoms related to comorbid conditions; Dialysis-related symptoms; Other symptoms; Summary; 8 Recognizing dying; Introduction; Recognition of the need for supportive and palliative care; Gold Standards Framework (GSF); Recognition of the terminal phase; Listening to the patient and their families/carers; The nephrologist's perspective; 9 Communicating with patients and families; Deciding not to start dialysis; Broaching palliative and hospice care; Helping with decision-making; Withdrawal from dialysis
  • Raising awareness and improving communication skillsSharing bad news; Responses to difficult questions; Communicating with family members; Communicating on issues around sexuality and intimacy; Communicating within teams and information sharing; 10 The place of supportive and palliative care in end-stage renal disease; Introduction and definitions; Referral and joint working; 11 Ethical and legal considerations; Principles of ethical decisions; A process of ethical decision-making; Choosing conservative management of ESRD; Renal replacement therapy and the elderly; Truth telling and collusion
  • Legal considerations: consent and capacity
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (332 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191575068
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2430000000022712
  • (EBL)975610
  • (OCoLC)801363660
  • (SSID)ssj0000352950
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12069973
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000352950
  • (PQKBWorkID)10286603
  • (PQKB)10202284
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC975610
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000039311
  • (EXLCZ)992430000000022712
Label
End of life care in nephrology : from advanced disease to bereavement, Edwina Brown, E. Joanna Chambers, Celia Eggeling, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Abbreviations; 1 End-stage renal disease; Chronic kidney disease; Causes of renal failure; New patients on dialysis; Patients on renal replacement therapy; 2 Comorbidity; Introduction; Diabetes; Cardiovascular disease; Ischaemic heart disease; Peripheral vascular disease; Amputation; Cerebrovascular disease; Malignancy; Infection; 3 Complications of end-stage renal disease; Introduction; Uraemia; Electrolyte disorders; Anaemia; Fluid overload; Calcium/phosphate disorders; Poor nutrition; Neuropathy; Complications of haemodialysis
  • Complications of peritoneal dialysisComplications of transplantation; 4 Causes of death in end-stage renal disease; Mortality; Causes of death; Cardiac arrest; Stopping dialysis; Conservative care; 5 Health-related quality of life in end-stage renal disease; Introduction; HRQL of dialysis patients; Factors affecting quality of life; Conclusions; Further reading; 6 The management of pain; Introduction; Causes of pain; Types of pain; Assessment of pain; What hinders pain management?; Principles of management: the WHO analgesic ladder; WHO analgesic ladder: steps 1 and 2
  • WHO step 3: opioids for moderate-severe pain + non-opioid ± adjuvantsSummary: WHO analgesic ladder; Managing opioid side-effects; Adjuvant analgesia; Episodic, movement-related, or incident pain; Chronic pain clinic referral and anaesthetic procedures; Referral to the palliative care team; Further reading; 7 Non-pain symptoms in end-stage renal disease; Introduction; Pruritus and dry skin; Fatigue, daytime somnolence, and weakness; Anorexia and weight loss; Dry mouth and thirst; Nausea; Constipation; Insomnia; Restless legs syndrome (RLS)
  • Symptoms from long-term complications of treatment of ESRDSymptoms related to comorbid conditions; Dialysis-related symptoms; Other symptoms; Summary; 8 Recognizing dying; Introduction; Recognition of the need for supportive and palliative care; Gold Standards Framework (GSF); Recognition of the terminal phase; Listening to the patient and their families/carers; The nephrologist's perspective; 9 Communicating with patients and families; Deciding not to start dialysis; Broaching palliative and hospice care; Helping with decision-making; Withdrawal from dialysis
  • Raising awareness and improving communication skillsSharing bad news; Responses to difficult questions; Communicating with family members; Communicating on issues around sexuality and intimacy; Communicating within teams and information sharing; 10 The place of supportive and palliative care in end-stage renal disease; Introduction and definitions; Referral and joint working; 11 Ethical and legal considerations; Principles of ethical decisions; A process of ethical decision-making; Choosing conservative management of ESRD; Renal replacement therapy and the elderly; Truth telling and collusion
  • Legal considerations: consent and capacity
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (332 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191575068
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2430000000022712
  • (EBL)975610
  • (OCoLC)801363660
  • (SSID)ssj0000352950
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12069973
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000352950
  • (PQKBWorkID)10286603
  • (PQKB)10202284
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC975610
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000039311
  • (EXLCZ)992430000000022712

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