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Audit and research in renal end of life care

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology. 2632 words.

Why audit and research are important - Linking audit and research to existing expertise - Data sources - Challenges in end of life research - Further reading

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Caring for the carers

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology. 2952 words.

Introduction - Support for carers - Caring for the professional - Caring for the bereaved

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Causes of death in end-stage kidney disease

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology. 2283 words.

Mortality - Causes of death - Cardiac arrest - Stopping dialysis - Conservative care - Predicting the end of life

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Communicating with patients and families

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology; Communication Skills. 6262 words.

Choosing conservative (non-dialytic) care - Introducing palliative and hospice care - Helping with decision-making - Withdrawal from dialysis - Raising awareness and improving communication...

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Comorbidity

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology; Pharmacology. 4261 words.

Introduction - Diabetes - Cardiovascular disease - Ischaemic heart disease - Peripheral vascular disease - Amputation - Cerebrovascular disease - Malignancy - Infection - Old age and frailty

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Complications of end-stage kidney disease

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology. 4211 words.

Introduction - Uraemia - Electrolyte disorders - Anaemia - Fluid overload - Calcium/phosphate disorders - Poor nutrition - Neuropathy - Complications of haemodialysis - Complications of...

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Drug doses in advanced chronic kidney disease

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology; Pharmacology. 3133 words.

Drug handling in advanced chronic kidney disease - Dosages of commonly used drugs in advanced chronic kidney disease: introduction - Drug dosages in CKD5: analgesics - Drug dosages in CKD5:...

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End-stage kidney disease

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology. 3324 words.

Chronic kidney disease - Causes of kidney failure - New patients on dialysis - Patients on renal replacement therapy - Choice of modality of renal replacement therapy

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Ethical and legal considerations

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology; Medical Ethics. 7086 words.

Principles of ethical decisions - A process of ethical decision-making - Choosing conservative management of ESKD - Renal replacement therapy and the elderly - Truth telling and collusion -...

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Health-related quality of life in end-stage kidney disease

Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh, Emma Murphy and Max Watson.

in Kidney Disease

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nephrology. 2237 words.

Introduction - Measures of HRQOL - HRQOL of dialysis patients - Factors affecting quality of life - Quality of life at the end of life - Conclusions

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