Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, 2nd Ed.

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, 2nd Ed.

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Book, 320 pages, 2016
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Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, 2nd Ed.

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.

Table of Contents:

Part 1: Theory
Chapter 1 The Critically Ill Patient with Acute Kidney Injury
Chapter 2 History and Rationale for CRRT
Chapter 3 Nomenclature for Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury
Chapter 4 Basic Principles of Solute Transport
Chapter 5 Principles of Fluid Management in the ICU
Chapter 6 Indications, Timing, and Patient Selection
Chapter 7 Biomarkers for Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy
Chapter 8 Extended Indications
Chapter 9 Dose Adequacy and Assessment
Chapter 10 Acid-base and Electrolyte Disorders

Part 2: Practice
Chapter 11 Choosing a Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury
Chapter 12 Vascular Access for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Chapter 13 The Circuit and the Prescription
Chapter 14 The Membrane: Size and Material
Chapter 15 Fluids for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Chapter 16 Alarms and Troubleshooting
Chapter 17 Non Anticoagulation Strategies to Optimize Circuit Function in RRT
Chapter 18  Anticoagulation
Chapter 19 Regional Citrate Anticoagulation
Chapter 20 Drug Dosing in Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Part 3: Special Situations
Chapter 21 Renal Replacement Therapy in Children
Chapter 22 Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Critical Care Medicine
Chapter 23 MARS: Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System
Chapter 24 Sorbents
Chapter 25 Hybrid Therapies

Part 4: Organizational Issues
Chapter 26 The ICU Environment
Chapter 27 Patient Care Quality and Teamwork
Chapter 28 Organizational Aspects: Developing Policies and Procedures for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies (CRRT)
Chapter 29 Documentation, Billing, and Reimbursement for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Chapter 30 Machines for CRRT
Chapter 31 Quality Improvement for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies
Chapter 32 Educational Resources

ISBN# 9780190225537

Editors: J. A. Kellum, R. Bellomo, C. Ronco