Ideal for residency, fellowship, clinical practice, and board review, the National Kidney Foundation’s Primer on Kidney Diseases, 7th Edition, by Drs. Scott J. Gilbert and Daniel E. Weiner, offers comprehensive coverage of adult and pediatric kidney diseases in an authoritative, practical resource. Well organized and highly readable, it covers every relevant topic in the field, from anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, to diagnosis and management of kidney disease, to fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and renal transplantation.Trusted by nephrologists at all levels of experience for nearly 25 years, this powerful learning tool and clinical reference is a joint publication of Elsevier and the National Kidney Foundation. Thoroughly covers hot topics in this fast-changing field, including ongoing clinical research and changing treatment protocols. A new chapter on inherited kidney diseases, with a specific focus on APOL1 and the implications of APOL1 carrier status for kidney disease in African-Americans. A new approach to membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, focusing on the role of complement as a way to approach both the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. Additions to the chapter on hemodialysis, specifically incorporating information on hemodiafiltration. Updates in the management of hypertension, incorporating results from SPRINT and ACCORD as well as data on treatment of renal artery sclerosis and renal denervation into the approach for blood pressure management. Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
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.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.
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
Written and edited by world leaders in nephrology, Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology, 6th Edition, by Drs. John Feehally, Jurgen Floege, Richard J. Johnson, and Marcello Tonelli, provides current information on clinical procedures and conditions as well as the scientific facts and pathophysiology that are foundational to nephrology practice. Ideal for practicing nephrologists, fellows, residents, and internists, it thoroughly covers fluids and electrolytes, hypertension, diabetes, dialysis, and transplantation, and more – all in a single convenient volume.Popular, color-coded algorithms provide easy access to key content: yellow boxes for general information, green boxes for therapeutic intervention, and blue boxes for necessary investigations. A "just right" amount of basic science and practical clinical guidance helps you make efficient and informed decisions. More than 1,500 full-color illustrations highlight key topics and detail pathogenesis for a full range of kidney conditions and clinical management.New quick-reference boxes with links to clinical guidelines in all relevant chapters. New chapters on common issues regarding prescribing in kidney disease, palliative nephrology, endemic nephropathies, pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease, and outcomes of dialysis. Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
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A fast, innovative way to learn the core principles and clinical entities associated with nephrology at the point of careA Doody's Core Title for 2015!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, andnephrology 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 rateThe role of WNK kinases in distal tubular sodium and potassium handlingRevised hyponatremia guidelinesThe use of vaptans for clinical useNewly reported forms of metabolic acidosisThe role FGF-23 and Klotho play in phosphorus homeostasisConcerns about the use of erythropoietic stimulating agentsApproaches to and classification of both chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injuryDiscussion of urinalysis and urine microscopy in the evaluation of kidney diseaseNew forms of tubulointerstitial disease such as immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related diseaseThe pathological classification of systemic lupus nephritis and other glomerular diseasesThe mechanisms and causes of essential and secondary forms of hypertension
Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. 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 available at Expert Consult.
Comprehensive and clinically relevant, the 3rd Edition of Critical Care Nephrology provides authoritative coverage of the latest advances in critical care procedures for patients with renal diseases or disorders. Using common guidelines and standardized approaches to critically ill patients, this multidisciplinary reference facilitates better communication among all physicians who care for critically ill patients suffering from kidney disease, electrolyte and metabolic imbalances, poisoning, severe sepsis, major organ dysfunction, and other pathological events.Offers detailed discussions of different forms of organ support, artificial organs, infections, acute illness occurring in chronic hemodialysis patients, and much more. Places a special emphasis on therapeutic interventions and treatment procedures for a hands on clinical reference tool. Presents information clearly, in a format designed for easy reference – from basic sciences to clinical syndromes to diagnostic tools. Covers special populations such as children, diabetic patients, and the elderly. An exceptional resource for nephrologists, intensivists, surgeons, or critical care physicians – anyone who treats critically ill renal patients.Shares a combined commitment to excellence lead by Drs. Claudio Ronco, Rinaldo Bellomo, John Kellum, and Zaccaria Ricci – unparalleled leaders in this field. Addresses key topics with expanded coverage of acute kidney injury, stress biomarkers, and sepsis, including the latest developments on mechanisms and management. Provides up-to-date information on extracorporeal therapies from new editor Dr. Zaccaria Ricci. Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
The Washington Manual of Nephrology Subspecialty Consult has been thoroughly updated and covers inpatient and outpatient management of nephrology with the same clinical practicality as the widely-popular Washington Manual™ of Medical Therapeutics. It has been written by the residents, fellows, and attending physicians of the distinguished Washington University School of Medicine and is tailored for residents performing inpatient consults, students working on an inpatient medicine service, and specialists seeking fast-access information on the management of common renal diseases. Organized for quick and easy access to information, this handbook includes sections on general approaches to kidney disease, electrolyte and acid-base disorders, acute kidney injury and continuous renal replacement, causes of kidney disease, pregnancy and nephrolithiasis, and chronic kidney disease. Appendices include dosing adjustments for antimicrobials and antiretrovirals and a listing of red flag drugs that may cause renal impairment.Don’t miss the other key topics in The Washington Manual™ Subspecialty Consult Series:· Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology· Gastroenterology· Hematology and Oncology· Infectious Disease· RheumatologyThe Washington Manual™ is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.