CURRENT Essentials of Nephrology & Hypertension

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June 26, 2012


Mixed media product, 288 pages


0071449035 / 9780071449038


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Main description

To-the-point diagnostic and therapeutic information on kidney diseases, hypertension, and kidney transplantation

CURRENT Essentials of Nephrology & Hypertension is a practical, state-of-the-art review of the clinical management of kidney disease and hypertension. Concise and authoritative, the book offers a consistent, easy-to-follow presentation and thoroughly addresses hypertension and the full spectrum of kidney diseases.

  • Conveniently presents one disease per page
  • Bulleted data covering Essentials of Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, and Treatment for each disease state
  • A Pearl, and in most cases, a reference for each condition
  • Every section or subsection arranged in alphabetical order
  • Important subspecialty considerations, including care of pediatric, elderly, diabetic, elderly, diabetic, and critical care patients

Table of contents

1. Fluids & Electrolytes, & Acid-Base Disorders
2. Acute Kidney Injury
3. Chronic Kidney Disease
4. Systemic Diseases Involving the Kidneys
5. Glomerular Disorders
6. Paraproteinemias
7. Tubulointerstitial Diseases
8. Vascular Diseases of the Kidneys
9. Urinary Tract Infections
10. Cystic Diseases of the Kidneys
11. Nephrolithiasis
12. Hypertension
13. Selected Inherited Diseases of the Kidneys(Tubules)
14. Complications of Dialysis
15. Transplantation
16. Urinary Abnormalities

Author comments

Edgar Lerma MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois-Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

Eric Berns, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Alan Nissenson, MD, Director of the Clinical Dialysis Program, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California.

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