The 2017 edition of Contemporary Nephrology Nursing  is an excellent resource for all nurses caring for patients with kidney disease. The scope of this respected and trusted classic has been expanded to include the most complete collection of nephrology nursing topics ever published. The new edition includes 50 chapters written by 79 expert authors.


The Contemporary Nephrology Nursing textbook is meant to serve as an adjunct to ANNA’s Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing by providing more in-depth information. This edition includes an update of all current chapters with evidence-based data and the addition of 28 completely new chapters, covering the full breadth of nephrology nursing practice. Three exciting new sections deal with nursing management of comorbidities and complications, cultural safety, health literacy, psychosocial issues in nephrology nursing, and regenerative medicine and innovations. Each chapter includes key concepts highlighting implications for nephrology nursing. Each chapter offers self-assessment questions and continuing nursing education (CNE) credit opportunities; more than 75 contact hours are available.


New to This Edition!


22 completely updated chapters with evidence-based data on chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury, and kidney replacement therapies

28 brand new chapters covering the full span of nephrology nursing practice

All updated and new figures in full color to enhance learning

New Comorbidities and Complications: Nursing Management section that includes diagnostic and pharmacotherapy information for nurse practitioners

New Advocacy section with chapters on Cultural Safety, Health Literacy, and Psychosocial Issues in Nephrology Nursing

Regenerative Medicine and Innovations in Nephrology Nursing section that contains new chapters on the Wearable Artificial Kidney and the Implantable Artificial Kidney


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