Therapy of Renal Diseases and Related Disorders

Therapy of Renal Diseases and Related Disorders

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"Where are all these kidney patients coming from? A few perfection the study of the urinary sediment, clinically years ago we had never heard of kidney disease and now practical kidney function tests, and the natural history of a number of kidney diseases including glomerulonephritis. you are speaking of patients in the hundreds of thousands and indeed potentially millions. " My reply, not meant to William Goldring, Herbert Chasis, Dana Atchley, and others studied the effects of hypertension, endocarditis, be grim, was "From the cemetery, Sir. " This is a summary and circulatory diseases on the kidney and spawned suc- of some Congressional testimony lance gave on behalf of extending kidney disease under Medicare. Where indeed cessive generations of alert clinical investigators, who be- gan to chronicle the natural histories of a wide variety of were all the patients with kidney disease in the United States before World War II? They were certainly not kidney diseases. Quantitative studies of renal function flourished under a school headed by Homer Smith, and under the care of nephrologists! Nephrology was not listed in the questionnaires for any state or the American Medi- surprisingly precise techniques were developed for study- ing a whole range of explicit nephron functions. Imagine cal Association as a subspecialty or even as a special the joy with the advent of vascular catheterization to be interest.
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  • Hardback | 1008 pages
  • 200.66 x 264.16 x 48.26mm | 2,562.78g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 1991
  • XXI, 1008 p.
  • 0792306767
  • 9780792306764

Table of contents

One: Disorders of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance.- 1. Treatment of hypoosmolar and hyperosmolar states.- 2. Polyuric syndromes.- 3. Edematous states.- 4. Disorders of potassium metabolism.- 5. Disorders of calcium metabolism.- 6. Disorders of magnesium metabolism.- 7. Disorders of phosphate metabolism.- 8. Nephrolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis.- 9. Metabolic alkalosis.- 10. Metabolic acidosis.- 11. Diabetic ketoacidosis.- 12. Renal tubular acidosis.- 13. Respiratory acid-base disturbances.- 14. Mixed acid-base disorders.- 15. Fluid and electrolyte abnormalities in children.- 16. Fluid and electrolyte disorders in the surgical patient.- 17. Fluid and electrolyte disorders in the thermally injured.- 18. Acute renal failure.- Two: Intrinsic Parenchymal Disease.- A. Glomerular.- 19. Acute glomerulonephritis and glomerulonephritis in bacterial endocarditis.- 20. Nephrotic syndrome.- 21. Goodpasture's syndrome.- 22. Hematuria and IgA nephropathy.- B. Tubulointerstitial.- 23. Urinary tract infections.- 24. Vesicoureteral reflux and reflux nephropathy.- 25. Genitourinary tuberculosis.- Three: Renal Involvement in Systemic Disease.- 26. Systemic lupus erythematosus.- 27. Vasculitic diseases of the kidney.- 28. Noninflammatory vascular diseases of the kidney.- 29. Thrombotic microangiopathy.- 30. Renal involvement in dysproteinemias.- 31. Hyperuricemic nephropathy.- 32. Renal disorders in liver disease.- 33. Renal complications of pregnancy.- 34. Diabetic nephropathy.- Four: Hereditary and Congenital Diseases.- 35. Renal cystic disorders.- 36. Renal disorders in sickle hemoglobinemia.- 37. Inherited renal tubular disorders.- Five: Neoplasia.- 38. Cancers of the kidney and urinary tract.- Six: Chemical and Physical Injuries.- 39. Toxic nephropathies.- 40. Acute drug intoxications.- Seven: Chronic Renal Failure.- A. Medical therapy.- 41. Prevention of progression of renal insufficiency.- 42. Renal insufficiency.- 43. Anesthesia and surgery in the patient with renal failure.- 44. Nutritional management of the uremic patient.- 45. Cardiovascular complications of uremia and dialysis.- 46. Renal osteodystrophy.- 47. Neurologic and psychiatric disorders in renal failure.- 48. Hematologic disorders in renal failure.- B. Peritoneal dialysis.- 49. Acute, intermittent, and cycled peritoneal dialysis.- 50. Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.- C. Hemodialysis.- 51. Dialysis access surgery.- 52. Dialyzers, dialysates, and water treatment.- 53. Membrane biocompatibility.- 54. Dialysis, ultrafiltration, and hemofiltration.- 55. Use of drugs in uremia and dialysis.- D. Transplantation.- 56. Donor and recipient selection.- 57. Immunosuppression and treatment of rejection.- 58. Tubular and metabolic dysfunction following kidney transplantation.- 59. Renal transplantation in systemic inherited and metabolic disease.- 60. Complications of renal transplantation.- Eight: Miscellaneous.- 61. The catheter.- 62. Nonsurgical management of vesicourethral dysfunction.
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The comprehensiveness of the textbook makes this a valuable reference for nephrology nurses. It would be a worthwhile addition to the library of any renal unit.Therapy of Renal Diseases and Related Disorders
'....there is much to recommended this is useful book, providing a mine of information for those involved in the management of patients with renal diseases. ' Nephrology Dialysis Transplant 8:2: 1993
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