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Consolidating a wealth of information and the latest research results into one comprehensive reference, Medical Management of Kidney and Electrolyte Disorders is an authoritative guide to diagnosing, understanding, and treating patients with kidney and electrolyte disorders.
Covers a breadth of nephrology topics, especially the symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment of major electrolyte and acid-base disorders.
Supplemented with useful and easily understandable tables, summaries, and guidelines!
Combining patient, clinical, and diagnostic perspectives for more encompassing care, Medical Management of Kidney and Electrolyte Disorders
identifies how to determine symptoms of renal or electrolyte disorders
interprets physical and laboratory results, defines characteristic patient syndromes, and charts hallmarks of laboratory findings
details the diagnosis and management of a large number of diseases, including glomerular diseases, urinary tract infections, inherited renal diseases, and acute and chronic renal insufficiency
examines renal disease in pregnancy, obstructive uropathy, diabetic nephropathy, and transplantation
highlights preventive nephrology and strategies to slow progression to end-stage renal disease
addresses drug dosage modification in patients with renal disease
Expertly authored by 45 specialists and containing nearly 600 literature references, tables, drawings, photographs, and equations, Medical Management of Kidney and Electrolyte Disorders is a plenary and necessary reference for nephrologists, primary care and emergency room physicians, internists, intensivists, and medical school students in these disciplines.