Treatment Options For Patients With Kidney Failure: Practical Guide For Patients: Pros And Cons Of Kidney Transplant (Paperback)

Treatment Options For Patients With Kidney Failure: Practical Guide For Patients: Pros And Cons Of Kidney Transplant By Frances Bazinet Cover Image

Treatment Options For Patients With Kidney Failure: Practical Guide For Patients: Pros And Cons Of Kidney Transplant (Paperback)

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When you have kidney failure, also known as an end-stage renal disease (ESRD), you either need dialysis or a kidney transplant to live. Having a kidney transplant can be a life-changing opportunity. You may get a kidney transplant when your kidneys are close to failure before you need to start dialysis. Or you may start dialysis while you wait for a kidney transplant.
If you are looking for information about kidney failure treatment and how kidney transplants work, this concise book is for you. It discusses the following topics:

  • Treatment for Kidney Failure Options
  • The basics of hemodialysis
  • The pros and cons of in-center dialysis and home hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis for kidney failure
  • The pros and cons of CAPD and automated peritoneal dialysis
  • Basics about kidney transplant
  • Pros and cons of a kidney transplant
  • Basics about conservative management
  • Pros and cons of conservative management
  • Foods to eat or not eat with kidney failure
  • How to decide which treatment is right for you
  • The process for getting a kidney transplant
  • How you will feel after your transplant
  • How to know if your new kidney is working
  • The possible problems after a kidney transplant
  • The symptoms of transplant rejection
  • The side effects of anti-rejection medicines
  • What to eat or avoid eating with a kidney transplant
  • And much more.
Product Details ISBN: 9798731295819
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: March 31st, 2021
Pages: 54
Language: English