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A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Pocket Companion to Brenner and Rector's the Kidney by Michael R. Clarkson; Barry M. Brenner A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Distilled from the 7th Edition of Brenner & Rector's The Kidney, this new pocket-sized handbook provides readers with essential clinical information on kidney diseases and their management. Comprehensive in scope, it details the key pathophysiologic, diagnostic, and treatment issues in clinical nephrology, including the approach to the patient with kidney disease, the pathogenesis of renal disease, acid-based and electrolyte disturbances, hypertension, renal replacement therapy, and renal transplantation. A perfect portable companion, it delivers quick, easy access to key information. Focuses on diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for both common and uncommon disorders. Presents an entire section devoted to the management of hypertensive patients. Provides extensive information on therapeutic agents, with a chapter dedicated to rationales and calculations for prescribing drugs. Discusses indications for laboratory tests and imaging studies, so readers can choose from the many techniques available. Covers hot topics such as intensive care nephrology * erythropoietin in renal disease * and pharmacological approaches to clinical renoprotection. Includes many tables for rapid retrieval of clinical knowledge.
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I. Approach to Patient with Renal Disease 1. Clinical Assessment of the Patient with Renal Disease 2. Laboratory Assessment of Renal Disease (incl. Urine Electrolyte and Acid Base Parameters) 3. Radiologic Assessment of the Kidney II. Disturbances in Control of Body Volume and Composition 4. Control of Extracellular Fluid Volume and Pathophysiology of Edema Formation 5. Acid-Base Disorders 6. Disorders of Potassium Balance 7. Disorders of Water Balance 8. Disturbances of Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate Metabolism III. Pathogenesis of Renal Disease 9. Acute Renal Failure 10. Primary Glomerular Disease 11. Secondary Glomerular Disease 12. Tubulointerstitial Disease 13. Urinary Tract Infection, Pyelonephritis, and Reflux Nephropathy 14. Disorders of Renal Arteries and Veins 15. Microvascular Diseases of the Kidneys 16. Toxic Nephropathies 17. The Kidney and Hypertension in Pregnancy 18. Inherited Disorders of the Kidney 19. Diabetic Nephropathy 20. Nephrolithiasis 21. Urinary Tract Obstruction 22. Renal Neoplasia 23. Renal and Systemic Manifestations of Glomerular Disease IV. Hypertension 24. Essential Hypertension 25. Renovascular Hypertension and Ischemic Nephropathy 26. Hypertension in Renal Parenchymal Disease V. Chronic Renal Failure 27. Hematologic Consequences of Renal Disease 28. Cardiovascular Aspects of Renal Disease 29. Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Renal Disease 30. Renal Osteodystrophies 31. Nutritional Therapy in Renal Disease VI. Drugs and the Kidney 32. Diuretics 33. Antihypertensive Drugs 34. Pharmacologic Approaches to Clinical Renoprotection VII. Renal Replacement Therapy 35. Hemodialysis 36. Peritoneal Dialysis 37. Intensive Care Nephrology 38. Extracorporeal Treatment of Poisoning VIII. Renal Transplantation 39. Clinical Aspects of Renal Transplantation