Nephrology in 30 Days
This is a concise review of the core principles and clinical entities associated with nephrology at the point of care. It covers all major acute and chronic kidney diseases, from acid/base disturbances to stones to end stage renal disease. It features a concise, manageable format with recommended timeframes for mastering the content, case studies, and summary tables. It is perfect for trainees and practicing non-specialists.
- 330 x 860 x 180mm | 632g
- 01 Aug 2005
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- McGraw Hill Higher Education
- London, United States
Robert Reilly, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, CT Mark Perazella, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Director, Clinical Nephrology Fellowship Program Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, CT Yale University has one of the outstanding nephrology divisions in the United States. Dr. Reilly is in charge of the nephrology curriculum at Yale and is an outstanding clinician and educator, award-winning in fact. He has published two dozen original research papers. Dr. Perazella directs the fellowship program for clinical nephrology.
Table of contents
BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS 1- Introduction: Fluids, electrolytes and acid-base 2- Disorders of Sodium Balance 3- Disorders of Water Balance- hypo and hypernatremia 4- Clinical Use of Diuretics 5- Disorders of Potassium Homeostasis- hypo and hyperkalemia 6- Simple Acid-Base Disturbances- metabolic acidosis and alkalosis 7- Simple Acid-Base Disturbances- respiratory acidosis and alkalosis 8- Mixed Acid-Base Disturbances 9- Intelligent Use of IV fluids 10- Disorders of Calcium Homeostasis- hypo and hypercalcemia 11- Disorders of Phosphate Homeostasis- hypo and hyperphosphatemia 12- Disorders of Magnesium Homeostasis- hypo and hypermagnesemia 13- Nephrolithiasis 14- Urinalysis 15- Acute Renal Failure 16- Chronic Renal Failure 17- Glomerular Diseases 18- Tubulointerstitial Diseases 19- Urinary Obstruction 20- Essential Hypertension 21- Secondary Causes of Hypertension 22- Infections of the Kidney and Urinary Tract