Pediatric Nephrology for Primary Care / Edition 1

Pediatric Nephrology for Primary Care / Edition 1

by Amin Y. Barakat
     
 

ISBN-10: 1581102976

ISBN-13: 9781581102970

Pub. Date: 01/01/2009

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics


This clinical resource is purpose-built to help primary caregivers take a lead role in diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of diverse pediatric kidney diseases. Diagnose and manage renal diseases with confidence. The resource book has clear, concise overviews of the full range of renal conditions you’re likely to encounter; evidence-based discussion of each

Overview


This clinical resource is purpose-built to help primary caregivers take a lead role in diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of diverse pediatric kidney diseases. Diagnose and manage renal diseases with confidence. The resource book has clear, concise overviews of the full range of renal conditions you’re likely to encounter; evidence-based discussion of each condition's clinical course, pathogenesis, and etiology; expert management recommendations and valuable clinical pearls, tables, algorithms, and clinical calculators to help with differential diagnosis and patient workups; advice on when to treat vs when to refer; practical implications of recent research findings; and how-to diagnostic solutions. Contents include evaluating patient presentation; history and physical examination; examination of the urine; use of the clinical laboratory; imaging of the kidney and urinary tract; prenatal and perinatal diagnosis; guidelines for patient referral; proven approaches to common conditions; congenital abnormalities; urinary tract infection; hematuria and proteinuria; glomerular disease; renal tubular disease; water and electrolyte disorders; acute kidney injury; chronic renal failure; hypertension; genetic diseases; and kidney in systemic disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581102970
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Pages:
511
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

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