Kidney Disease : From advanced disease to bereavement
facilitate good communication between patients, families and their renal and palliative teams. There are also chapters on support for carers and bereavement.
Revised and updated, this new edition is written in a bullet point style to provide an indispensable guide to the day-to-day management of patient care. This pocketbook will be an essential guide for nephrologists, renal nurses, nephrologist trainees, and doctors and nurses working in palliative care.
- Paperback | 400 pages
- 106 x 196 x 13mm | 192g
- 05 Jul 2012
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 2nd Revised edition
Other books in this series
28 Feb 2010
Table of contents
dying, how to deliver good palliative care, ethical considerations, spirituality, as well as bereavement. There is an integrated care pathway for end of life care, modified for the management of patients with end-stage renal failure * IAHPC Newsletter, April 2013 * This is a compact but detailed guide on palliative care and treatment of renal failure in the terminal stage. The book will be very helpful for doctors and nurses. * Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association *
About Edwina A. Brown
runs an annual course on Supportive Care for the Renal Patient. She is currently a member of the UK End of Life Care for Advanced Kidney Care Disease Project Board.
Fliss qualified in medicine in the UK in 1986. She initially trained in General Practice, and worked as a General Practitioner from 1992 - 2000, then undertook specialist training in palliative medicine between 2000 and 2004. She went on to undertake a PhD at King's College London, on 'Improving the quality of care of patients with Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease managed without dialysis' in the Department of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation at King's College London. She has now
gained a HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturership - one of the first nationally in Palliative Care. She is based at King's College London and King's College Hospital. She has published on the palliative and end of life care needs of renal patients, including on symptoms, withdrawal from dialysis, survival, and
use of opioids. Fliss has a keen interest in longitudinal study, including methodological development, and symptom and functional trajectories in the last year of life (including for renal patients).