This book covers all key aspects of critical care in pediatric nephrology, including acute dialysis in sick children. It also provides detailed protocols for managing fluid and electrolyte balance and dialysis in children in intensive care. In addition, this quick guide discusses innovations in pediatric renal replacement therapy technologies, such as plasma exchange, CARPEDIEM, NIDUS and aquadex. This is a go-to book for intensivists, physicians and trainees working in pediatric intensive care units.
Critically ill child with acute kidney injury.- Kidney function monitoring in a sick child.- Acute kidney injury- definitions & epidemiology.- Acute kidney injury- diagnosis; biomarkers.- Neonatal AKI.- Hemolytic uremic syndrome.- Acute kidney injury- principles of management.- Fluid overload in pediatric AKI, and it's assessment.- Nutrition in acute kidney injury.- Pharmacology of a critically ill child and drug dosing.- Peritoneal dialysis.- Vascular access.- Anticoagulation.- Hemodialysis.- SLED and hybrid therapies.- CRRT.- Plasmapheresis in the PICU.- Special situations.- Advances in pediatric RRT- NIDUS, CARPEDIEM, aquadex.- Acute kidney injury- outcomes.