Manual of Nephrology

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Robert W. Schrier
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Oct 1, 2008 - Medical - 326 pages
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Now in its Seventh Edition, this best-selling SpiralŪ Manual is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and treatment of renal disorders. The book covers all common renal problems in a user-friendly outline format designed for rapid information retrieval. Coverage includes acute and chronic kidney diseases, fluid and electrolyte disorders, acid-base disturbances, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, and hypertension.

Highlights of this Seventh Edition include updated information on kidney disease in diabetes. A chapter on drug dosing in patients with renal impairment provides specific recommendations for over 500 drugs.

  

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Contents

The Edematous Patient Cardiac Failure Cirrhosis and Nephrotic Syndrome
1
The Patient with Hyponatremia or Hypernatremia
22
The Patient with Hypokalemia or Hyperkalemia
38
The Patient with an AcidBase Disorder
49
The patient with Disorders of Serum Calcium and Phosphate
62
The Patient with Kidney Stones
81
The Patient with Urinary Tract Infection
97
The Patient with Hematuria Proteinuria or Both and Abnormal Findings on Urinary Microscopy
122
The Patient with Acute Renal Failure
154
The Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease
185
The Patient Receiving Chronic Renal Replacement with Dialysis
194
The Patient with a Kidney Transplant
204
The Patient with Kidney Disease and Hypertension in Pregnancy
220
The Patient with Hypertension
244
Practical Guidelines for Drug Dosing in Patients with Impaired Kidney Function
270
Index
297

The Patient with Glomerulonephritis or Vasculitis
140

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