Paediatric Nephrology

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Paediatric Nephrology is designed to help the reader understand and manage any condition affecting the kidney in childhood. It is pocket-sized to give easy reference in the clinical setting and highlights the important issues for quick use. From history taking and urinalysis, electrolyte management, acute kidney injury and transplantation, all aspects are covered in this concise yet comprehensive guide to this specialist area. It is an invaluable reference for both the general paediatrician and the specialist. The appendix provides useful additional information and protocols. This new edition is up-to-date and evidence-based when possible. Tables and equations direct readers to the use of relevant medication and drug dosages.
 

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Contents

2 The neonate
43
3 Congenital abnormalities
49
4 Urinary tract infection
75
5 Enuresis
91
6 Homeostasis
99
7 Tubular disease
139
8 Renal calculi and nephrocalcinosis
173
9 Glomerular disease
181
15 Renal tumours
347
16 Hypertension
353
17 Acute kidney injury
377
18 Chronic kidney disease
409
19 Chronic peritoneal dialysis
465
20 Extracorporeal treatment
483
21 Transplantation
511
22 Drug prescribing
573

10 Systemic disease affecting the kidney
225
11 Vasculitis
275
12 Infections and the kidney
315
13 Renal cystic diseases and ciliopathies
319
14 Syndromes associated with renal diseases
335
23 Psychosocial issues
581
Supplementary information
599
Index
625
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About the author (2012)

Lesley Rees is Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist and Reader at University College London, and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK. Paul A. Brogan is Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist at University College London Institute of ChildHealth, and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK. Detlef Bockenhauer is HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health, University College London and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London,UK. Nicholas J. A. Webb is Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist and Honorary Reader in Paediatric Nephrology at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, UK.

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