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Handbook Of Nephrology


David Leehey


Wolter Kluwer

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Wolter Kluwer

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788184739053

ISBN-10 8184739052


Number of Pages 234 Pages
Language English

The Handbook of Nephrology offers an analytical yet understandable overview of nephrology - with an emphasis on principles and pathophysiology. Written in a clear, outline format, this handbook provides learning strategies and content not found in other books.

This pocket-sized book offers medical students, interns, and residents a concise introduction to the field. Primary care physicians, internists, surgeons, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants will also find this book useful.

Features of Book
  • Clear outline format to help save time and facilitate retention of material
  • Portable for access to the content anytime, anywhere
  • Includes tables of commonly used information eliminating the need for memorization
  • Problem-solving approach to aid in teaching concepts
  • Patient cases at end of each chapter reinforce the content
Table of Contents
  • Urinalysis
  • Measurement of Renal Function
  • Proteinuria
  • Hematuria
  • Disorders of Plasma Sodium Concentration
  • Disorders of Potassium Homeostasis
  • Metabolic Acidosis and Alkalosis
  • Disorders of Calcium/Phosphorus/Magnesium Homeostasis
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertension and Kidney Disease
  • Macrovascular Diseases of the Kidney
  • Microvascular Diseases of the Kidney
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Cystic Renal Diseases
  • Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis
  • The Kidney in Pregnancy