Prepare for the nephrology boards with confidence! This comprehensive review book proportionally covers all topics listed in the American Board of Internal Medicine blueprint for the Nephrology Board, preparing you for success on the certification and recertification exam. The only review book of its kind, Nephrology and Hypertension Board Review features a concise outline format, line drawings, and tables that promote high-yield studying and effective retention of complex material. It’s a must-have resource for mastering the wide knowledge base needed for nephrology board prep and clinical practice. Key Features: Closely reflects the ABIM blueprint outlined for the Nephrology Certifying Exam.Numerous illustrations, tables, graphs provide visual reinforcement and simplify retention of complex information.Concise outline format covers the wide range of what you need to know in an easily digestible format.Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: Complete content with enhanced navigation Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the webCross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigationHighlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the textAbility to take and share notes with friends and colleaguesQuick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
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Handle the toughest clinical challenges with Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology. The world’s leading authorities in the field, Drs. Richard J. Johnson, John Feehally, Jürgen Floege and a team of international experts have meticulously updated this fifth edition to continue to provide the level of expert information that readers rely on from this classic reference. The right amount of basic science and practical clinical guidance assists in making efficient and informed decisions. Extensive updates on key topics keep you at the forefront of the field. New chapters on glomerulonephritis associated with complement disorders, interventional treatments for hypertension, renal disease and cancer, and epidemiology and prognostic impact of acute kidney injury. Over 1,500 color illustrations highlight key topics and detail pathogenesis for a full range of kidney conditions and clinical management. Hundreds of color coded algorithms promote quick reference and to help you retain concepts. Over 400 NEW self-assessment questions and fully searchable text available online at ExpertConsult. Floege, Johnson, and Feehally give you the information you need to make quick and correct clinical decisions
How should changes in plasma creatinine be interpreted?What is a fractional excretion, and how does measuring it help in clinical practice?Is it helpful to diagnose a triple acid-base disturbance, or is it just a mental exercise? Focusing on the areas that are particularly challenging for trainees, Dr. David Leehey presents 20 of the most perplexing and clinically relevant nephrology questions faced by medical students, residents, and nephrology fellows and attendings. His three decades of teaching experience provide real-world perspective on topics such as complex acid base disturbances, sodium concentration disorders, and the utility of urine anion and osmolal gaps. This concise title is an excellent teaching and learning tool for anyone who needs expert insight on this often-difficult subspecialty of medicine.Provides accurate, concise answers to 20 of today’s most difficult questions in nephrology.Pays particular attention to the principal concepts involved with each challenging nephrology question.Includes questions that involve controversy in treatment, such as the use of bicarbonate to treat metabolic acidosis and phosphorus binders to treat hyperphosphatemia.Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:Complete content with enhanced navigation Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the webCross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigationHighlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the textAbility to take and share notes with friends and colleaguesQuick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
A fast, innovative way to learn the core principles and clinical entities associated with nephrology at the point of care Nephrology in 30 Days enables you to quickly and easily attain a complete understanding of the basics of nephrology, allowing you to successfully diagnose and manage kidney disease and its associated complications. Designed to impart this knowledge in just thirty days, this unique self-instructional tool is perfect for medical students, physician assistants, medical residents, and nephrology fellows rotating on the clinical nephrology service elective. Now in full color, Nephrology in 30 Days is the most effective way to gain a solid understanding of acute and chronic kidney diseases, disturbances of fluid and electrolyte balance, and disorders of acid-base and mineral metabolism homeostasis--in the least amount of time possible. Updated to include the latest research and advances, including: New formulas for estimating glomerular filtration rate The role of WNK kinases in distal tubular sodium and potassium handling Revised hyponatremia guidelines The use of vaptans for clinical use Newly reported forms of metabolic acidosis The role FGF-23 and Klotho play in phosphorus homeostasis Concerns about the use of erythropoietic stimulating agents Approaches to and classification of both chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury Discussion of urinalysis and urine microscopy in the evaluation of kidney disease New forms of tubulointerstitial disease such as immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease The pathological classification of systemic lupus nephritis and other glomerular diseases The mechanisms and causes of essential and secondary forms of hypertension
For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Nephrology Secrets, 4th Edition, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.The proven Secrets® format gives you the most return for your time - concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Covers the full range of essential topics in nephrology for in-training or practicing professionals. Written and fully updated by global experts and thought leaders in nephrology. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime.New chapters on home dialysis, onco-nephrology, and palliative care nephrology. Fully updated throughout, with clear illustrations, figures, and flow diagrams that expedite study and review. Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Nephrology Secrets, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Edgar V. Lerma and Allen R. Nissenson, gives you the nephrology answers you need to succeed on your rotations and boards.. Its unique, highly practical question-and-answer format, list of the "Top 100 Nephrology Secrets," and user-friendly format make it perfect for quick reference. Get the most return for your study time with the proven Secrets® format -- concise, easy to read, and highly effective. Skim the "Top 100 Secrets" and "Key Points" boxes for a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success on the boards and in practice. Enjoy faster, easier review and master the top issues in nephrology with mnemonics, lists, quick-reference tables, and an informal tone that sets this review book apart from the rest. Carry it with you in your lab coat pocket for quick reference or review anytime, anywhere. Handle each clinical situation with confidence with chapters completely updated to reflect the latest information. Find the answers you need faster thanks to a new, more streamlined and problem-based organization. Get the high-yield answers you need to address top nephrology questions
Written in a succinct question and answer format, this comprehensive resource covers all areas of nephrology and common clinical scenarios. Nearly 1000 questions with detailed answers provide nephrology fellows, practicing nephrologists and clinicians a better understanding of nephrology and aid preparations for nephrology and internal medicine boards. Absolute Nephrology Review features the latest evidence and guidelines while fulfilling a critical need within the nephrology community.