by Prof Stuart Cameron, Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals, London
Aimed at: Anyone interested in kidney disease, but particularly those who suffer from it, and their families.
Clear and simple guide to the causes of kidney failure
Looks at the new treatments available
Ideal support for sufferer’s families to explain some of the effects of the disease
Emphasises the ability of patients with kidney failure to lead a relatively normal working life
Almost one million people around the world suffer from kidney disease and owe their lives to dialysis or transplantation. This book has been specially written for these patients and their families. After explaining the causes and symptoms of kidney failure, the various treatment options are considered, in particular dialysis and transplantation. Throughout, the book aims to help patients understand how this disease and its treatment will affect them, and to answer many commonly asked questions.
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