Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney, 7th Edition
Next Step Clinical Course
In-depth research and nutrition therapies for patients with chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis, peritoneal, and kidney transplants. We have carried this book since the 5th ed.—very popular with the experienced practitioner. Each chapter contains tables and figures that enable readers to find essential information quickly. Each book purchase has an eBook download.
This book is pocket-sized, tall and slender, and the font is smaller. However, to accommodate readers who want a larger font or to have the capability to search topics, an eBook is also included for download with each book purchase.
Level 3 CPE
Suggested Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 6.2.5, 8.3.6, 10.2.4
CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. List five effects of chronic kidney disease on metabolism, hormones, and lipid abnormalities.
2. Explain the physiological functions of sodium, calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D.
3. Summarize the nutrition therapy used to delay progression of chronic kidney disease.
4. Describe four lifestyle risk factors for chronic kidney disease and the physiological processes that contribute to CKD.
5. Identify the three most important considerations in nutritional support for acute renal failure.
6. Distinguish how a patient’s diet changes when beginning and maintaining life on hemodialysis.
7. Compare and contrast two nutritional considerations that are different between helping a patient on hemodialysis versus peritoneal dialysis.
8. Describe four nutritional requirements of kidney transplant patients.
9. Give three considerations when discussing obesity and CKD.
10. Explain how kidney stones are formed and two possible interventions to reduce the incidence of forming a stone.
Why we chose this book
We have carried this book since the 5 edition. It is highly regarded by the experienced renal practitioner.
About the author
Dr. Alp Ikizler
Dr. William Mitch