Special situations

Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Christine Daley and Anastasia Lawrence

in Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199235285
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598854 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Special situations

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This chapter explores special situations in dialysis, including dialysis in the elderly, assisted PD, managing diabetic patients on dialysis, surgery in dialysis patients, myeloma and renal failure, pain management in end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), difficulty of pain management in renal patients, managing pain, analgesic drugs, pain at the end of life, pregnancy in dialysis patients, travelling and holidays, plasmapheresis, immunoadsorption techniques, and indications for immunoadsorption.

Chapter.  8811 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nephrology

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