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Supportive Care for the Renal Patient$
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E. Joanna Chambers, Edwina Brown, and Michael Germain

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199560035

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.001.0001

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The concept of supportive care for the renal patient

The concept of supportive care for the renal patient

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Supportive Care for the Renal Patient
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E Joanna Chambers (Contributor Webpage)

Edwina A Brown (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0003

This chapter discusses supportive care, which centres on the patients of ESRD and focuses on the wishes and goals of the individual. Thanks to the team-based approach of ESRD patient care, programmes for the management of ESRD should have supportive care, along with routine prevention, diagnosis, transplantation, and RRT. This chapter includes sections on supportive care in nephrology practice, the need for supportive care, and palliative and end-of-life care.

Keywords:   supportive care, patients, ESRD, team-based approach, patient care, programmes, routine prevention, diagnosis, transplantation, nephrology practice

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