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Cardiovascular Aspects of Dialysis Treatment

The importance of volume control

  • Authors
  • Evert J. Dorhout Mees

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Evert J. Dorhout Mees
    Pages 1-7
  3. Evert J. Dorhout Mees
    Pages 8-16
  4. Evert J. Dorhout Mees
    Pages 17-27
  5. Evert J. Dorhout Mees
    Pages 28-34
  6. Evert J. Dorhout Mees
    Pages 49-65
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    Pages 66-73
  8. Evert J. Dorhout Mees
    Pages 74-93
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    Pages 94-104
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    Pages 105-110
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    Pages 111-117
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  14. Evert J. Dorhout Mees
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About this book

Introduction

Cardiovascular complications are not only responsible for more than half of our patients' mortality, they also represent the bulk of everyday problems in a dialysis unit. Yet, the space allocated to them in the major textbooks covers only 2-8% of their total content. The origins of this book lie in many years of day-to-day care of dialysis patients. It gradually became clear to the author that systematic application of well-known pathophysiological principles could improve patients' conditions beyond expectations. More importantly, it appeared that world literature was mainly concerned with evaluating risk factors and that efforts to improve prognosis were concentrated on urea removal. It is important, therefore, to notice that `Volume Control', the central issue of this book, is not incorporated into the `Adequacy' concept. While primarily intended for dialysis doctors, the author sincerely hopes that dialysis nurses, who carry the lion's share of day-to-day responsibility for dialysis patients, will also find this book a useful and practical guide to dialysis treatment.

Keywords

cardiovascular dialysis heart heart disease hypertension pathophysiology physiology

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-0973-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5442-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-0973-6
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