Renal and Metabolic Disorders

Renal and Metabolic Disorders

by John A. Kellum, Jorge Cerda


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199751600
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/24/2012
Series: Pittsburgh Critical Care Medicine Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr. Kellum is actively involved in education, research and administration. Dr. Kellum's research interests span various aspects of Critical Care Medicine, but center in critical care nephrology, sepsis and multi-organ failure, and clinical epidemiology, including consensus development and research methodology. He has authored more than 250 publications and has won several awards for teaching. He lectures widely and has given more than 300 seminars and invited lectures worldwide related to his research.

Jorge Cerdá, MD, FACP, FASN is currently a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Albany Medical College, where he actively participates in the teaching and research program.
Dr. Cerda's main research interests have been in the field of Critical Care Nephrology and Chronic Kidney Disease and are focused on acute kidney injury (AKI) post cardiac surgery, continuous renal replacement therapies in AKI, and the epidemiology of AKI. Additionally, he currently participates in research on the management of secondary hyperparathyroidism and in multicentric trials in the treatment of IgA Nephropathy.

Table of Contents

Section A: Renal Disease

1 AKI I: the critically ill patient
2 AKI (Acute Kidney Injury) II: Special circumstances
3 AKI and Sepsis
4 The critically ill patient with CKD
5 Principles of fluid management in the ICU
6 Functional hemodynamic monitoring
7 Pharmacologic therapy in renal disease
8 Drug dosing in renal disease
9 RRT Indications, timing and patient selection
10 Choosing an RRT therapy
11 Combined lung and kidney failure
12 Combined liver and kidney failure
13 Renal disorders in Pregnancy
14 Renal disorders in Pediatrics
15 Acid-base disorders
16 Electrolyte disorders
17 Management of the renal transplant patient

Section B: Endocrine & Metabolic Disease

18 Diabetes mellitus
19 Thyroid disease
20 Adrenal disease
21 Calcium, bone and mineral disease
22 Nutrition in the critically ill patient

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