CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Nephrology & Hypertension

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Date

October 31, 2008

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Electronic book text, 592 pages

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0071641084 / 9780071641081

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Overview


Main description

A complete clinically focused guide to managing the full spectrum of kidney diseases and hypertension

A Doody's Core Title!

"an up-to-date, accessible guide that covers all major clinical aspects of the adult patient with diseases involving the kidneys and hypertension. Numerous figures and tables are well integrated into structured chapters creating an easy flow of information that helps readers capture key points....In contrast to many other books in this area, this one provides a concise yet comprehensive review of each topic without getting lost in too much detail that interested readers can find in other places. It is a clinically useful tool for anybody interested in the field....Given its concise but comprehensive structure, this book is a great resource for students and residents who want to review basic physiology and pathophysiology but also get up-to-date information on diagnosis and therapy. The wide range of topics also makes it a useful tool for any clinicians at a more senior level who want to quickly review a particular subject. Lastly, due to its easily accessible structure, patients and families seeking medical information also might find it useful. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

Presented in the consistent, easy-to-follow CURRENT style, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Nephrology & Hypertension offers incisive, ready-to-use management protocols and valuable therapeutic guidelines -- from authors who are recognized as the field's foremost authorities.

Accessible, concise, and up-to-date, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Nephrology & Hypertension features:

  • One-of-a-kind clinical overview of all major diseases and disorders, from end-stage renal disease to primary and secondary hypertension
  • A practical, learn-as-you-go approach to diagnosing and treating renal disorders and hypertension that combines disease management techniques with the latest clinically proven therapies
  • Up-to-date coverage of transplantation medicine and need-to-know interventional procedures
  • An important review of subspecialty considerations: renal disease in the elderly, diabetic nephropathy, critical care nephrology, and dialysis
  • Expert authorship from prominent clinicians in the areas of kidney disease, dialysis, and hypertension


Table of contents

Preface
1. Approach to the Patient with Renal Disease, Edgar V. Lerma
I.Fluid & Electrolyte Disorders
2.  Disorders of Extracellular Volume: Hypovolemia & Hypervolemia, David H. Ellison
3. Disorders of Water Balance: Hyponatremia & Hypernatremia, Clancy Howard & Tomas Berl
4.  Disorders of Potassium Balance: Hypokalemia & Hyperkalemia, Michael Emmett & Michael R. Wiederkehr
5. Acid-Base Disorders, John H. Galla, Ira Kurtz, Jeffrey A. Kraut, Gregg Y. Lipschik, & Jeanne P. Macrae
Metabolic Alkalosis, John H. Galla
Metabolic Acidosis, Ira Kurtz & Jeffrey A. Kraut
Respiratory Acid-Base Disorders, Gregg Y. Lipschick & Jeanne P. Macrae
6.  Disorders of Calcium Balance: Hypercalcemia & Hypocalcemia, Stanley Goldfarb
7.  Disorders of Phosphate Balance: Hypophosphatemia & Hyperphosphatemia, Keith A. Hruska
8.  Disorders of Magnesium Balance: Hypomagnesemia & Hypermagnesemia, Meryl Waldman & Sidney Kobrin
II.Acute Renal Failure
9.  Acute Kidney Injury, Muhammad Sohail Yaqub & Bruce Molitoris
10. Hepatorenal Syndrome, Florence Wong
11. Rhabdomyolysis, James P. Knochel
12. Contrast-Induced Nephropathy, Steven Brunelli & Michael R. Rudnick
13. Tumor Lysis Syndrome, Brian Stephany & Martin Schreiber, Jr.
14. Acute Renal Failure from Therapeutic Agents, Ali J. Olyaei & William M. Bennett
15. NSAIDs & the Kidney: Acute Renal Failure, Mark A. Perazella
16. Obstructive Uropathy, Beckie Michael
III.Chronic Renal Failure
17. Chronic Renal Failure & the Uremic Syndrome, Gregorio T. Obrador
18. Anemia & Chronic Kidney Disease, Robert Provenzano
19. Cardiovascular Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease, Nadia Zalunardo & Adeera Levin
20. Renal Osteodystrophy, William G. Goodman
21. Chronic Renal Failure & the Uremic Syndrome: Nutritional Issues, Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh & Joel D. Kopple
22. Slowing the Progression of Chronic KidneyDisease, Maarten W. Taal
IV.Glomerular Disorders
23. Nephrotic Syndrome versus Nephritic Syndrome, Isaac Teitelbaum & Laura Kooienga
24. Minimal Change Disease, Elaine S. Kamil
25. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, Debbie S. Gipson & Howard Trachtman
26. Membranous Nephropathy, Fernando C. Fervenza & Daniel C. Cattran
27. Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy & Henoch-Schönlein Purpura, Meryl Waldman & Gerald B. Appel
28. Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis, Howard Trachtman
29. Goodpasture’s Syndrome/Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease, Sian Finlay & Andrew J. Rees
30. Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis, Bernardo Rodriguez-Iturbe & Sergio Mezzano
31. Vasculitides, Patrick H. Nachman & Cynthia J. Denu-Ciocca
32. Lupus Nephritis, James E. Balow
33. Plasma Cell Dyscrasias, Richard J. Glassock & Arthur H. Cohen
34. Thrombotic Microangiopathies, Cynthia C. Nast & Sharon G. Adler
35. Glomerular Disorders due to Infections, Jeremy S. Leventhal, Michael J. Ross, Kar Neng Lai, & Sydney C.W. Tang
HIV-Associated Nephropathy, Jeremy S. Leventhal & Michael J. Ross
Hepatitis-Associated Glomerulonephritis, Kar Neng Lai & Sydney C.W. Tang
V.Tubulointerstitial Diseases
36. Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephritis, Edgar V. Lerma
37. Chronic Tubulointerstitial Nephritis, Edgar V. Lerma
38. Urinary Tract Infection, Kamaljit Singh, Sampath Kumar, Ronald Villareal, & Edgar V. Lerma
39. Reflux Nephropathy, Hiep T. Nguyen & Emil A. Tanagho

40. Nephrolithiasis, Elaine M. Worcester & Fredric L. Coe
VI.Hypertension
41. Primary (Essential) Hypertension, Peter D. Hart & George L. Bakris
42. Secondary Hypertension, William J. Elliott, Priya Kalahasti, Sey M. Lau, Joseph V. Nally, Jr., & Celso E. Gomez-Sanchez
General Approaches, William J. Elliott
Renovascular Hypertension, Priya Kalahasti, Sey M. Lau, & Joseph V. Nally, Jr.
Endocrine Hypertension, Celso E. Gomez-Sanchez
Coarctation of the Aorta, William J. Elliott
Sleep Apnea, William J. Elliott
43. Hypertension in High-Risk Populations, David Martins, Keith Norris, Tiina Podymow, & Phyllis August
Hypertension in African-Americans, David Martins & Keith Norris
Hypertension in the Elderly
Hypertension in Pregnancy, Tiina Podymow & Phyllis August
44. Refractory Hypertension, Luis M. Ruilope & Julian Segura
45. Hypertensive Emergencies & Urgencies, William J. Elliott
VII.Cystic & Genetic Diseases of the Kidney
46. Cystic Diseases of the Kidney, Qi Qian & Vicente E. Torres
47. Familial Hematurias: Alport Syndrome & Thin Basement Membrane Nephropathy, Clifford E. Kashtan
48. Fabry Disease, Robert J. Desnick
49. Sickle Cell Nephropathy, Jon I. Scheinman
VIII.Renal ReplacementTherapy
50.  Hemodialysis, Michael V. Rocco & Shahriar Moossavi
51. Peritoneal Dialysis, Brenda B. Hoffman
52. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Frank Liu & Ravindra Mehta
53. Renal Transplantation, Phuong-Thu Pham, Julie Yabu, Phuong-Chi T. Pham, & Alan H. Wilkinson
IX.Kidney Disease in Special Populations
54. Diabetic Nephropathy, Yalemzewd Woredekal & Eli A. Friedman
55. Pregnancy & Renal Disease, Priya Anantharaman, Rebecca J. Schmidt, and Jean L. Holley
56. Aging & Renal Disease, Nada B. Dimkovic & Dimitrios G. Oreopoulos
X.Special Topics in Nephrology
57. Interventional Nephrology: Endovascular Procedures, Theodore F. Saad
58. Interventional Nephrology: Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Procedures, Stephen R. Ash
59. Poisonings & Intoxications, James F. Winchester & Donald A. Feinfeld
Index


Author comments

Edgar V. Lerma, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Nephrology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago College
of Medicine/Associates in Nephrology, SC
Chicago, Illinois

Jeffrey S. Berns, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division
Philadelphia, PA

Allen R. Nissenson, MD
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Chief Medical Officer
DaVita, Inc.
El Segundo, CA





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