Nursing patients with renal and urological problems

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Nursing patients with renal and urological problems

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Renal - Nursing assessment of patients with renal problems - Nursing problems for patients with renal conditions - Special renal tests and investigations - Common disorders and procedures encountered on the renal ward - Acute renal conditions - Chronic kidney disease - Nursing care of patients with chronic kidney disease - Helping patients cope with the long-term challenge of chronic kidney disease - Renal replacement therapies - Nursing care of patients on haemodialysis - Peritoneal dialysis - Nursing care for peritoneal dialysis patients on general wards - Transplantation - Palliative care - Patient education for renal patients - Discharge and continuing care for renal patients - Urological - Nursing assessment of patients with urological conditions - Problems for patients with urological conditions - Special urological tests, investigations, and examinations - Promoting urinary continence - The role of the nurse in promoting continence - Patients with urinary tract trauma or infections - Nursing care of patients undergoing prostatectomy - Urological cancers - Urinary catheterization - Education/discharge information for patients with urological disorders - Patient information - Common drugs used for renal and urinary disorders

Chapter.  15424 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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