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Drug Dosage in Renal Insufficiency

  • Günter Seyffart

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. A
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    Pages 1-53
  3. B
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    Pages 54-84
  4. C
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    Pages 85-171
  5. D
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    Pages 172-217
  6. E
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    Pages 218-239
  7. F
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    Pages 240-261
  8. G
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    Pages 262-278
  9. H
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    Pages 279-295
  10. I
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    Pages 296-318
  11. J
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    Pages 319-319
  12. K
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    Pages 320-325
  13. L
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    Pages 326-346
  14. M
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    Pages 347-401
  15. N
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    Pages 402-427
  16. O
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    Pages 428-442
  17. P
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    Pages 443-515
  18. Q
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    Pages 516-518
  19. R
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    Pages 519-526
  20. S
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    Pages 527-557
  21. T
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    Pages 558-603
  22. U
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    Pages 604-605
  23. V
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    Pages 606-615
  24. W
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    Pages 616-616
  25. X
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    Pages 617-618
  26. Z
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    Pages 619-620
  27. Back Matter
    Pages 621-650

About this book

Introduction

Drug dosage in renal insufficiency has become an toxication. In 1975, his Poison Index was pub­ important facet of nephrology, a subspeciality of lished, first in German, and two years later in internal medicine which is only 30 years young but English, with supplements in 1979 and 1983. This constantly growing in scope and importance. Two­ volume has become an obligatory reference in more thirds of all drugs are partially, mainly, or exclu­ than 2500 dialysis units. sively excreted by the kidneys. In the presence of Based on GOnter Seyffart's experience and renal insufficiency, dose adjustments are therefore knowledge in this field, the plans for this book obligatory. In patients on dialysis, drug elimination matured in 1984, a logical step in view of his by this route must also be considered. untiring effort and diligence. In order to deal with As the reader of this book will discover, 20 more than 1200 different drugs and almost 4000 percent of currently used drugs are contraindicated references, 21 contributors were sollicited, while it where there is any degree of renal insufficiency, took six years to complete the work. The major and for at least another 60 percent a dose reduc­ share of the effort was thus left to the main author tion is required. It is obvious, therefore, that the and editor and he has produced a concise work of detailed knowledge required can never be com­ impressive clarity.

Keywords

drug dosage drugs renal insufficiency

Authors and affiliations

  • Günter Seyffart
    • 1
  1. 1.Dialysis CenterBad HomburgGermany

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