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The development and principles of dialysis and the types of dialysis membranes, dialyzers, and dialysis fluids as well as advances in dialysis and the related areas of ultrafiltration and hemofiltration are discussed in this new edition. The presentation of the practical aspects of clinical application of dialysis to the patient and potential complications is excellent.
Chapters review trace metals; anesthesia and major surgery; drug therapy; neurologic aspects; endocrine changes; renal osteodystrophy; hepatitis; host defenses and infectious complications; hematologic problems; cardiac complications; hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis; blood pressure control; and acute complications. All have been expanded to reflect the current understanding of
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Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis: A Textbook of Dialysis.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;100:630–631. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-4-630_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(4):630-631.
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