Chronic kidney disease

Bonner, Ann and Douglas, Bettina (2014). Chronic kidney disease. In Esther Chang and Amanda Johnson (Ed.), Chronic Illness and Disability: Principles for Nursing Practice 2nd ed. (pp. 424-444) Chatswood, NSW, Australia: Churchill Livingstone.

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Author Bonner, Ann
Douglas, Bettina
Title of chapter Chronic kidney disease
Title of book Chronic Illness and Disability: Principles for Nursing Practice
Place of Publication Chatswood, NSW, Australia
Publisher Churchill Livingstone
Publication Year 2014
Sub-type Chapter in textbook
Open Access Status
Edition 2nd
ISBN 9780729541619
Editor Esther Chang
Amanda Johnson
Chapter number 22
Start page 424
End page 444
Total pages 22
Total chapters 28
Collection year 2015
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Learning objectives:

When you have completed this chapter you will be able to:
• recognise the stages associated with chronic kidney disease
• understand the physical, psychological and social impact of chronic kidney disease
• describe the effects of chronic kidney disease on quality of life
• understand the importance of patient self-management in achieving optimal health
• consider the nursing role in patient education for people with renal health breakdown.
Keyword Chronic kidney disease
Kidney replacement therapy
Patient education
Quality of life
Q-Index Code BX
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Institutional Status UQ

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Created: Sat, 29 Mar 2014, 10:57:52 EST by Ms Bettina Douglas on behalf of School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work