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Module 4—Following Your Treatment Plan :: More Reading

Additional Resources

Besides the free Life Options materials you can find at www.lifeoptions.org, the resources below may help you learn more about the topics in this module of Kidney School.

Books

  1. Help, I Need Dialysis!, by Dori Schatell, MS, and Dr. John Agar
    (Medical Education Institute, Inc., 2012, lifeoptions.org/help_book, ISBN-13: 978-1937886004)
    Easy to read, fully-referenced book covers the lifestyle impact of each type of dialysis—including information on how dialysis works, with a chapter about each type of dialysis.
  2. 2013 Dialysis of Drugs, by George R. Bailie, PharmD, PhD, and Nancy A. Mason, PharmD
    This pocket booklet describes what is currently known about which drugs are removed by hemodialysis and/or peritoneal dialysis. To obtain a PDF, visit http://renalpharmacyconsultants.com/assets/2013dodbooklet.pdf, or call 800-847-0069, option 3.

Websites

  1. www.rxlist.com – RxList: The Internet Drug Index
    A site where you can look up drugs (even if you're not sure of the correct spelling) and learn about side effects, drug interactions, and much more.
  2. www.aarp.org
    View an online seminar at the American Association of Retired Persons website.

Please note: Life Options does not endorse these materials. Rather, we believe you are the best person to choose what will meet your needs from these or other resources you find. Please check with your local library, bookstore, or the internet to find these items.

Module 4—Following Your Treatment Plan :: More Reading