Clinical Companion in Nephrology

Clinical Companion in Nephrology

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319148670
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/07/2015
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

​Part 1. Physiology and Assessment.- 1. Structure and Function of the Kidney.- 2. Assessment of GFR.- 3. Proteinuria.- 4. Haematuria.- Part 2. Disorders of Renal Metabolic Function.- 5. Hyponatraemia.- 6. Hypokalaemia.- 7. Hypocalcaemia and hypercalcaemia.- 8. Hypophosphataemia and hypomagnesaemia.- 9. Acid-base balance.- Part 3. Acute Kidney Injury.- 10. Causes of Acute Kidney Injury.- 11. Rhabdomyolysis.- 12. Cardiorenal Failure.- 13. Hepatorenal Syndrome.- 14. HUS/TTP in Adults.- 15. Myeloma and the Kidney.- 16. Investigation, management and outcome of Acute Kidney Injury.- 17. Fluid Management.- 18. Hyperkalaemia.- 19. Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis.- Part 4. Chronic Kidney Disease.- 20. Overview of Chronic Kidney Disease.- 21. Glomerular Disease.- 22. Diabetes.- 23. Renovascular Disease.- 24. Hypertension.- 25. Antihypertensive Drugs.- 26. Polycystic Kidney Diseases.- 27. Anaemia.- 28. Mineral Metabolism.- 29. Nutrition in Renal Disease.- Part 5. Miscellaneous Renal.- 30. Gout and the Kidney.- 31. Urinary Tract Infection.- 32. Renal Stone Disease.- 33. Management of Pain.- 34. Pregnancy and Renal Disease.- 35. Blood Borne Viruses.- 36. Rarer Renal Diseases. Part 6. Renal Replacement Therapy.- 37. Haemodialysis.- 38. Peritoneal Dialysis.- 39. Renal Transplantation.- 40. Hypertension and Fluid Balance in Dialysis Patients.- 41. Tunnelled Dialysis Catheters.- 42. Catheter Related Blood Stream Infection.- 43. The Challenges of Renal Replacement Therapy in the Elderly.

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