Core Concepts in Dialysis and Continuous Therapies

by Colm C. Magee, J. Kevin Tucker,

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This clinically focused and authoritative guide to managing End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients provides the essentials of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and continuous therapies. Chapters cover the technical aspects of delivering dialysis therapy, clinical care of patients on dialysis and the evaluation and management of common complications of kidney failure in patients of dialysis - including anemia, bone disease and hypertension.  Authored by worldwide leading experts in the field, this book is an invaluable resource for nephrologists and other healthcare professionals involved in dialysis treatment or caring for the ESRD patient.

  • Springer US; June 2016
  • ISBN 9781489976574
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  • Title: Core Concepts in Dialysis and Continuous Therapies
  • Author: Colm C. Magee (ed.); J. Kevin Tucker (ed.); Ajay K. Singh (ed.)
  • Imprint: Springer
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  • 9781489976550
  • 9781489976574

In The Press

“It is meant as a resource for providers who manage patients with kidney disease requiring renal replacement therapies. … This book is aimed at nephrologists, nephrology fellows, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and dialysis nurses. It also will be useful for critical care providers, pharmacists, and dietitians. … Topics in each chapter are well written and separated with simple titles and subtitles and associated with helpful tables and figures. All chapters are followed by good number of references for additional reading.” (Taha Ayach, Doody's Book Reviews, November, 2016)

About The Author

Colm C. Magee, MD, MPH, FRCPI

Consultant Nephrologist, Department of Nephrology

Beaumont Hospital

Dublin, Ireland


J. Kevin Tucker, MD

Associate Physician, Department of Medicine/Renal Division,

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School,

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Ajay K Singh, MBBS, FRCP, MBA

Renal Division, 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Associate 

Dean for Global and Continuing Education 

Harvard Medical School 

Boston, Massachusetts

United States