Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) is the standard of care for management of critically ill patients with acute renal failure. Part of the Pittsburgh Critical Care series, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy provides concise, evidence-based, bedside guidance about this treatment modality, offering quick reference answers to clinicians' questions about treatments and situations encountered in daily practice. Organized into sections on theory, practice, special situations, and organizational issues, this volume provides a complete view of CRRT theory and practice. Tables summarize and highlight key points, and key studies and trials are included in each chapter. The second edition has been updated to include a new chapter on the use of biomarkers to aid in patient selection and timing, extensive revisions on terminology and nomenclature to match current standards, and the most up-to-date information on newly developed CRRT machines.
Oxford University Press Inc
February 18, 2016
About the author
John A. Kellum is a Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rinaldo Bellomo is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Intensive Care Research at Melbourne University in Melbourne, Australia. Claudio Ronco is a Professor of Clinical Nephrology and Medicine and Director of the Department of Nephrology at St. Bortolo Hospital in Vicenza, Italy.