Nephrology Secrets

Nephrology Secrets

Paperback The Secrets Series

By (author) Donald Hricik, By (author) John R. Sedor, By (author) Tyler Miller

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  • Publisher: Hanley & Belfus Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 330 pages
  • Dimensions: 148mm x 228mm x 16mm | 458g
  • Publication date: 2 December 2002
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1560535024
  • ISBN 13: 9781560535027
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 25 ills.

Product description

Students and practitioners alike often find nephrology to be a difficult subject, with its emphasis on chemical relationships and Acid-Base and Electrolyte Imbalances and Disorders. Nephrology Secrets, in its easy-to-read Question and Answer format, is a convenient and highly practical resource for understanding the important topics in nephrology. The author team provides expert teaching knowledge in this field - ensuring that the book provides the most important questions to ask, and the most succinct answers.

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I. PATIENT ASESSMENT 1. Physical Diagnosis 2. Urinalysis 3. Measurement of Glomerular Filtration Rate 4. Measurement of Urinary Protein 5. Renal Imaging Techniques 6. Renal Biopsy 7. Indications for Dialysis 8. Drug Dosing In Patients with Renal Disease II. CLINICAL SYNDROMES 9. Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Diagnosis of Acute Renal Failure 10. Management of Acute Renal Failure 11. Prerenal Azotemia 12. Hepatorenal Syndrome 13. Obstructive Uropathy 14. Asymptomatic Proteinuria and Hematuria 15. Acute Glomerulonephritis 16. Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis 17. Nephrotic Syndrome 18. Nephrolithiasis 19. Urinary Tract Infection 20. Disorders of Tubular Function 21. Renal Disease and Hypertension in Pregnancy III. PRIMARY GLOMERULAR DISEASE 22. Minimal Change Disease 23. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis 24. Membranous Glomerulopathy 25. IgA Nephropathy 26. Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis IV. SECONDARY GLOMERULAR DISEASE 27. Diabetic Nephropathy 28. Lupus Nephritis 29. Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis 30. Hepatitis-associated Glomerulonephritis 31. HIV-associated Renal Disorders V. OTHER PARENCHYMAL RENAL DISEASES 32. Renal Dysplasia 33. Cystic Diseases of the Kidneys 34. Other Hereditary Renal Diseases 35. Interstitial Renal Diseases 36. Reflux Nephropathy 37. Renal Vasculitis 38. Other Vascular Renal Disorders 39. Renal Disease Due to Dysproteinemias VI. END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES 40. Epidemiology and Outcomes of End-Stage Renal Disease 41. Renal Osteodystrophy 42. Uremic Pericarditis 43. Anemia Associated with Renal Failure 44. Other Manifestations of Uremia VII. RENAL FAILURE: MANAGEMENT 45. Management of Patients with Progressive Renal Failure 46. Technical Aspects of Hemodialysis 47. Hemodialysis: Asessing Adequacy 48. Complications of Hemodialysis 49. Chronic Renal Replacement Therapy 50. Technical Aspects of Peritoneal Dialysis 51. Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis 52. Nutrition in Dialysis Patients 53. Renal Transplantation: Epidemiology and Outcomes 54. Renal Transplantation: Donor and Recipient Evaluation 55. Renal Transplantation: Classification and Consequences of Rejection 56. Renal Transplantation: Immunosuppression 57. Complications of Renal Transplantation VIII. HYPERTENSION 58. Essential Hypertension 59. Renal Parenchymal Hypertension 60. Renovascular Hypertension 61. Pheochromocytoma 62. Other Causes of Secondary Hypertension 63. Hypertensive Emergencies 64. Childhood Hypertension IX. ACID-BASE AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS 65. Metabolic Acidosis 66. Metabolic Alkalosis 67. Respiratory Acidosis 68. Respiratory Alkalosis 69. Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia 70. Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia 71. Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia 72. Phosphorus 73. Magnesium