Dialysis in Older Adults

A Clinical Handbook

  • Madhukar Misra

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Lina Johansson, Edwina A. Brown
    Pages 9-19
  3. Dennis L. Ross, Wendy Funk Schrag, Paula Pond
    Pages 29-44
  4. Edwina A. Brown
    Pages 57-65
  5. Sergio F. F. Santos, George Sunny Pazhayattil, Aldo J. Peixoto
    Pages 67-83
  6. Nicole Stankus, John T. Daugirdas
    Pages 85-94
  7. Martin K. Kuhlmann
    Pages 109-121
  8. Darren W. Grabe, Katie E. Cardone
    Pages 123-146
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 209-214

About this book


This practical handbook offers quick and sound advice on the many issues faced when dialyzing the older patient. It is authored by well-known international experts who have covered the full range of end stage renal disorders including treatment options, patient management and maximization of quality of life.  Accessible and easy-to-read, Dialysis in Older Adults serves as the go-to reference for clinicians and members of their team as they treat this challenging patient population.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Madhukar Misra
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Missouri ColumbiaDiv of Nephrology Department of MedicineColumbiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-3318-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-3320-4
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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