ABC of Kidney Disease / Edition 1

ABC of Kidney Disease / Edition 1

by David Goldsmith
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405136758

ISBN-13: 9781405136754

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

The ABC of Kidney Disease is a brand new title in the successful ABC series which explains this complicated area thoroughly and clearly, in a practical and user-friendly manner. Providing information on a wide variety of renal diseases, this book ensures non-renal healthcare workers are able to screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients

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Overview

The ABC of Kidney Disease is a brand new title in the successful ABC series which explains this complicated area thoroughly and clearly, in a practical and user-friendly manner. Providing information on a wide variety of renal diseases, this book ensures non-renal healthcare workers are able to screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately.

Covering signs, symptoms, treatments and causes of renal disease, this title includes the common issues presenting to GPs, what tests to use, how to interpret results and when to refer a patient to a kidney specialist. The ABC of Kidney Disease is an ideal practical reference for GPs, GP registrars and junior doctors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405136754
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
ABC Series, #61
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Preface.

1. Diagnostic Tests in Chronic Kidney Disease: Behdad Afzali (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust) and Satish Jayawardene (Kings College Hospital) and David Goldsmith (Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals).

2. Screening and Early Intervention in Chronic Kidney Disease: Richard Burden and Charlie Tomson (Southmead Hospital).

3. Chronic Kidney Disease – Prevention of Progression and of Cardiovascular Complications: Mohsen El Kossi (Sheffield Kidney Institute) and Aminu Kasarawa Bello (Sheffield Kidney Institute) and Rizwan Hamer and A Meguid El Nahas (University of Sheffield).

4. Adult Nephrotic Syndrome: Richard Hull and Sean Gallagher and David Goldsmith (Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals).

5. Renal Artery Stenosis: Philip Kalra (Hope Hospital) and Satish Jayawardene (Kings College Hospital) and David Goldsmith (Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals).

6. Urinary Tract Infections, Renal Stones, Renal Cysts and Tumours and Pregnancy in Chronic Kidney Disease: David Goldsmith (Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals).

7. Acute Kidney Injury: Rachel Hilton (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust).

8. Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis and Transplantation in Children: Judy Taylor (Evalina Children's Hospital) and Christopher Reid (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust).

9. Conservative (‘Non Dialytic’) Treatment for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: Frances Coldstream (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust) and Neil S Sheerin (King's College).

10. Dialysis: Christopher W McIntyre (University of Nottingham Medical School at Derby) and James O Burton (University of Nottingham Medical School at Derby).

11. Renal Transplantation: Ming He (Guy's Hospital) and John Taylor (Guy's Hospital).

12. The Organization of Services for People with Chronic Kidney Disease – a 21st Century Challenge: Donal O’Donoghue (Hope Hospital) and John Feehally (University Hospitals of Leicester).

Appendix 1 Glossary of Renal Terms and Conditions: David Goldsmith (Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals).

Appendix 2 Anaemia Management in Chronic Kidney Disease: Penny Ackland (Melbourne Grove Medical Practice).

Appendix 3 Chronic Kidney Disease and Drug Prescribing: Douglas Maclean and Satish Jaywardene (Kings College Hospital).

Index

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