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Nephrology Secrets

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.

Audience

Medical students, residents, fellows, recertifying practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and advanced nurses

Paperback, 672 Pages

Published: June 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3362-2

Contents

  • Top 100 Secrets

    I. PATIENT ASSESSMENT

    1. History and Physical Diagnosis

    2. Urinalysis

    3. Measurement of Glomerular Filtration Rate

    4. Renal Imaging Techniques

    5. Renal Biopsy

    II. ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

    6. Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury

    7. Management Options: Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

    8. Hepatorenal Syndrome

    9. Cardiorenal Syndrome

    10. Medications

    11. Sepsis and Acute Kidney Injury

    12. Rhabdomyolysis

    13. Tumor Lysis Syndrome

    14. Contrast-Induced Nephropathy

    15. Acute Glomerulonephritis and Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis

    16. Nephrotic Syndrome

    17. Obstructive Uropathy

    18. Nephrolithiasis

    III. CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

    19. Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Staging of Chronic Kidney Disease

    20. Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

    21. Renal Osteodeystrophy

    22. Cardiovascular Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease

    23. Hyperlipidemia

    24. Nutrition and Malnutrition

    25. Management of the Patient with Progressive Renal Failure

    26. Management of the Patient with Resistant Edema

    27. Management of the Patient with Congestive Heart Failure

    28. Drug Dosing in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

    IV. PRIMARY GLOMERULAR DISORDERS

    29. Minimal Change Disease

    30. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

    31. Membranous Nephropathy

    32. IgA Nephropathy and Henoch-Schönlein Disease

    33. Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis

    V. SECONDARY GLOMERULAR DISORDERS

    34. Diabetic Nephropathy

    35. Lupus Nephritis

    36. Dysproteinamias or Light Chain Diseases

    37. Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease and Goodpasture’s Syndrome

    38. Vasculitides

    39. Thrombotic Microangiopathies

    VI. INFECTION-ASSOCIATED GLOMERULONEPHRITIDES

    40. Post-Infectious Glomerulonephritis

    41. Viral Hepatitis-Associated Glomerulonephritis

    42. HIV-Associated Renal Disorders

    VII. OTHER RENAL PARENCHYMAL DISEASES

    43. Fabry Disease

    44. Cystic Diseases of the Kidneys

    45. Other Hereditary Renal Diseases

    46. Tubulointerstitial Diseases

    47. Urinary Tract Infections

    48. Renal Neoplasias

    VIII. RENAL DISEASES IN SPECIAL POPULATIONS

    49. Renal Disease and Hypertension in Pregnancy

    50. Sickle Cell Nephropathy

    51. Renal Diseases in the Elderly

    IX. TREATMENT OPTIONS

    52. Hemodialysis

    53. Peritoneal Dialysis

    54. Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (Plasmapheresis)

    X. TRANSPLANTATION

    55. Epidemiology and Outcomes

    56. Donor and Recipient Evaluation

    57. Immunosuppression

    58. Rejection of the Renal Transplant

    59. Post-Transplantation Malignancies

    60. Post-Transplantation Infections

    61. Primary Care of the Renal Transplant Patient

    XI. HYPERTENSION

    62. Primary Hypertension

    63. Renal Parenchymal Hypertension

    64. Renovascular Disease

    65. Endocrine Hypertension

    66. Other Forms of Secondary Hypertension

    67. White Coat Hypertension

    68. Isolated Systolic Hypertension

    69. Renal Diseases in African Americans

    70. Refractory Hypertension

    71. Hypertensive Emergencies

    72. Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension

    73. Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension

    XII. ACID-BASE AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS

    74. Volume Disorders

    75. Genetic Disorders of Sodium Transport

    76. Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

    77. Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

    78. Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia

    79. Disorders of Phosphorus Metabolism

    80. Disorders of Magnesium Metabolism

    81. Metabolic Acidosis

    82. Metabolic Alkalosis

    83. Respiratory Acid-Base Disorders

    84. Nephrology Beginnings

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