Primer on Kidney Diseases

Primer on Kidney Diseases

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This Second Edition of the National Kidney Foundation's Primer on Kidney Diseases provides an up-to-date review of kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and renal transplantation. All material has been thoroughly revised from the First Edition, making this edition the new authority on kidney diseases. The Second Edition summarizes key information of practical value to nephrologists, endocrinologists, primary care physicians, family practitioners, internists, house staff, medical students, and other professionals providing health care to patients with kidney disease. Each chapter is written by an established expert in the field with superior writing and teaching skills. Careful editing ensures a consistent depth of coverage and uniform style, as well as a balanced approach to controversial topics. The result is a state-of-the-art approach to clinical disorders of kidney disease and electrolyte metabolism.
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  • Paperback | 450 pages
  • 210.82 x 271.78 x 27.94mm | 1,610.24g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 69 colour illustrations, index
  • 0122990900
  • 9780122990908

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Edited by Arthur Greenberg, Alfred K. Cheung, Thomas M. Coffman, Ronald J. Falk, and J. Charles Jennette
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Table of contents

Overview of renal function and structure, J.P. Briggs et al; Clinical evaluation of renal function, A.S. Levey; Urinalysis, A. Greenberg; Henaturia, C.E. Kashtan; Proteinuria, S. Anderson; Renal imaging techniques, H. Mindell; Hyponatremia and hypoosmolar disorders, J.G. Verbalis; Metabolic acidosis, D.C. Battle; Metabolic alkalosis, E,R, Jones; Respiratory acidosis and alkalosis, N.E. Madias; Approach to acid-based disorders, M. Goldberg; Disorders of potassium metabolism, M. Allon; Disorders of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis, D.A. Bushinsky; Edema and the clinical use of diuretics, D.H. Ellison; Glomerular clinicopathologic syndromes, R.J. Falk, J.C. Jennette; Immunopathogenesis of renal disease, J.R. Sedar, D.L. Cibrik; Minimal change nephropathy, N.J. Siegel; Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, V.D. D'Angati; Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, G.B. Apple; Membranous nephropathy, S.G. Adler, C.C. Nast; IgA nephropathy and related disorders, B.A. Julian; Goodpasture's syndrome and anti-GBM disease, C.O.S. Savage; Renal function in congestive heart failure, R.W. Schrier; Renal function in liver disease, M. Epstein; Poststreptococcal and other infection related flomerulonephritides, S.C. Jordan et al; Renal involvement in systemic vasculitis, R.J. Falk, J.C. Jeanette; Renal manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus and other rheumatic disorders, J.E. Balow; Diabetic nephropathy, J. Breyer; Dysproteinemias and amyloidosis, P.W. Sanders; renal and urologic compilations of cancer and its treatment, M.B. Gamick; Hemolytic uraemic syndrome/thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura, R.L. Siegler; Renal manifestations of HIV, P.Y. Schoenfeld; Pathophysiology of acute renal failure, R. Safirstein; Approach to the patient with acute renal failure, R.D. Toto; Renal failure caused by therapeutic agents, T.M. Coffman; Cholesterol and atheroembolic renal disease, A. Greeberg; Acute renal failure due to metabolic derangements, C. Westenfelder; Pigment nephropathy, J.P. Knochel; Acute interstitial nephritis, C.M. Meyer; Management of acute renal failure, F.N. Hutchinson. (Part contents).
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