ABC of Kidney Disease

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David Goldsmith, Satish Jayawardene, Penny Ackland
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 24, 2013 - Medical - 112 pages
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The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is a practical guide to the most common renal diseases to help healthcare professionals screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately and to provide the best possible care.

Covering the common renal presentations in primary care this highly illustrated guide provides guidance on symptoms, signs and treatments, which tests to use, measures to prevent progression, and when and how to refer. Fully revised in accordance with current guidelines, it also includes organizational aspects of renal disease management, dialysis and transplantation. The appendices contain an explanatory glossary of renal terms, guidance on anaemia management and information on drug prescribing and interactions.

The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is an ideal practical reference for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors, medical students and for anyone working with patients with renal related conditions.


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Acute Kidney Injury Formerly Known as Acute Renal
Prevalence Detection Evaluation and Management
Palliative Care for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Introduction Prevalence and Staging ofChronic Detection Evaluation Kidney Disease
More SpecialistOtherRenal Screening Testsfor Underlying Cause
Anaemia Management in Chronic Kidney Disease
Urinary Tract Infections Renal Stones Renal Cysts
Tumours and Pregnancy in Chronic Kidney Disease
Adult Nephrotic Syndrome
Renal ArteryStenosis
Renal Revascularization
Renal Transplantation Introduction Immunological Aspectsof Transplantation
Chronic Kidney Disease Dialysis and Transplantation
Glomerulonephritisin Children

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David Goldsmith, Consultant Nephrologist, Guy’s Hospital, London, UK

Satish Jayawardene, Consultant Nephrologist, King’s College Hospital, London, UK

Penny Ackland, General Practitioner, Camberwell, London, UK

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