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Overview

Written by residents, fellows, and attending physicians, this thoroughly updated handbook is ideal for residents called on to do an inpatient consult, for students working on an inpatient medicine service, and for specialists seeking information on nephrology and general internal medicine management. The book covers inpatient and outpatient approaches, symptoms and diseases, and acute and chronic problems with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous Washington ManualĀ® of Medical Therapeutics.

Sections cover general approaches to kidney disease; electrolytes and acid-base disorders; acute kidney injury and continuous renal replacement; causes of kidney disease; pregnancy and nephrolithiasis; and chronic kidney disease. Appendices list dosing adjustments for antimicrobials and antiretrovirals for patients with renal impairment. Key points about the diagnosis and management of disorders are bulleted for easy reference. This edition also includes illustrations.

The Washington ManualĀ® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

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Reviewer: Ana Lia Castellanos, MD (University of Kentucky College of Medicine)
Description: This book, part of the subspecialty consult series, provides readily accessible, practical clinical information in nephrology, covering electrolytes and acid-base disorders, acute and chronic kidney diseases, renal replacement therapy, and transplantation.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a brief, well-written, well-organized review of most pathologies encountered in nephrology. The second edition provides important updates while maintaining the high standards of the first edition. The objectives are met with this excellent and useful tool for those working with patients with renal disease.
Audience: The book is targeted at medical students, interns, residents, fellows, and other practitioners in need of readily accessible practical clinical information in nephrology.
Features: Topics range from the basic art and science of urinalysis to the more complex acid-base disturbances, acute and chronic kidney diseases, urolithiasis, pregnancy and renal disease, and renal replacement therapy modalities including renal transplantation. New chapters in this edition on cystic kidney diseases and renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury add important and useful information. Tables, figures, and pictures throughout the book facilitate reading and understanding. Appendixes on drugs that may cause renal impairment, mechanism of nephrotoxicity, and dosing adjustments for antimicrobials and antivirals are a plus.
Assessment: This is a great resource for practitioners taking care of patients with renal pathology. Developed to provide accessible practical clinical information, the book includes references at the end of each chapter for further in-depth reading if needed. With the advances in medicine, this handy book is a must-have.
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Reviewer: Ana Lia Castellanos, MD(University of Kentucky College of Medicine)
Description: "This book, part of the subspecialty consult series, provides readily accessible, practical clinical information in nephrology, covering electrolytes and acid-base disorders, acute and chronic kidney diseases, renal replacement therapy, and transplantation. "
Purpose: "The purpose is to provide a brief, well-written, well-organized review of most pathologies encountered in nephrology. The second edition provides important updates while maintaining the high standards of the first edition. The objectives are met with this excellent and useful tool for those working with patients with renal disease. "
Audience: The book is targeted at medical students, interns, residents, fellows, and other practitioners in need of readily accessible practical clinical information in nephrology.
Features: "Topics range from the basic art and science of urinalysis to the more complex acid-base disturbances, acute and chronic kidney diseases, urolithiasis, pregnancy and renal disease, and renal replacement therapy modalities including renal transplantation. New chapters in this edition on cystic kidney diseases and renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury add important and useful information. Tables, figures, and pictures throughout the book facilitate reading and understanding. Appendixes on drugs that may cause renal impairment, mechanism of nephrotoxicity, and dosing adjustments for antimicrobials and antivirals are a plus. "
Assessment: "This is a great resource for practitioners taking care of patients with renal pathology. Developed to provide accessible practical clinical information, the book includes references at the end of each chapter for further in-depth reading if needed. With the advances in medicine, this handy book is a must-have. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781791496
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Series: The Washington Manual® Subspecialty Consult Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

GENERAL APPROACH TO KIDNEY DISEASE

Art and Science of Urinalysis
Anton Cabellon

Assessment of Kidney Function
Sijie Zheng

Renal Biopsy
Imran A. Memon

Approach to Proteinuria
Kabeya Mwintshi

Approach To Hematuria
Rouba Ghoussoub

ELECTROLYTES AND ACID-BASE DISORDERS

Disorders of Water Balance: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia
Andrew Siedlecki and Matthew J. Koch

Disorders of Potassium Balance
Matthew J. Koch

Disorders of Calcium Metabolism
Jawad Munir

Disorders of Phosphorus Metabolism
Jawad Munir

Acid-Base Disorders
Bala P. Sankarapandian

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY AND CONTINUOUS RENAL REPLACEMENT

Overview and Management of Acute Kidney Injury and Acute Tubular Necrosis
Anitha Vijayan

Prerenal and Postrenal Acute Kidney Injury
Alexis Argoudelis and Anitha Vijayan

Intrinsic Causes of Acute Kidney Injury
Kamalanathan Sambandam

Contrast Induced Nephropathy
Ethan Hoerschgen and Anitha Vijayan

Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury
Anitha Vijayan

CAUSES OF KIDNEY DISEASE

Overview and Approach to the Patient with Glomerular Disease
Rasa Kedainis

Primary Glomerulopathies
David Windus

Glomerulonephritis in Multisystem Disorders
Nadine Tanenbaum

Diabetic Nephropathy
Steven Cheng

Renal Artery Stenosis and Renovascular Hypertension
Matthew C. Lambert

Cystic Diseases of the Kidney
Michelle Cabellon

PREGNANCY AND NEPHROLITHIASIS

Renal Diseases in Pregnancy
Drew C Heiple

Nephrolithiasis: Physicochemical Principles and General Management
Sreedhara B Alla

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
Daniel O. Young

Hemodialysis
Steven Cheng

Peritoneal Dialysis
Seth Goldberg

Principles of Drug Dosing in Renal Impairment
Christine Spaeth-Kelso

Care of the Renal Transplant Patient
Andrew Siedlecki and Matthew J. Koch

Appendices

Dosing Adjustments for Antimicrobials

Dosing Adjustments for Antiretrovirals

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