National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323477949, 9780323510608

National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases

7th Edition

Authors: Scott Gilbert Daniel Weiner
eBook ISBN: 9780323510608
eBook ISBN: 9780323510615
Paperback ISBN: 9780323477949
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 21st October 2017
Page Count: 680
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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.

Key Features

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.

Table of Contents

Structure and Function of the Kidney

1. Overview of Kidney Structure and Function

2. Kidney development

3. Assessment of Kidney Function in Acute and Chronic Settings

4. Urinalysis and Urine Microscopy

5. Hematuria and Proteinuria

6. Imaging the Kidneys

Acid/Base and Electrolytes

7. Hyponatremia and Hypoosmolar Disorders

8. Hypernatremia

9. Volume, Edema and the Clinical Use of Diuretics

10. Disorders of Potassium Metabolism

11. Disorders of Calcium, Phosphorus, & Magnesium Homeostasis

12. Approach to Acid-Base Disorders

13. Metabolic Acidosis

14. Metabolic Alkalosis

15. Respiratory Acidosis and Alkalosis

Glomerular Diseases

16. Glomerular Clinicopathologic Syndromes

17. Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome

18. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

19. Membranous Nephropathy

20. Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy and Related Disorders

Kidney in Systemic Diseases

21. COMPLEMENT-MEDIATED GLOMERULONEPHRITIS AND THROMBOTIC MICROANGIOPATHY

22. Infection-related Glomerulonephritis

23. Viral Nephropathies: Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, and Hepatitis B Virus

24. Kidney Involvement in Systemic Vasculitis

25. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the Kidney

26. Pathogenesis, Pathophysiology, and Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy

27. The Kidney in Malignancy

28. Myeloma, Amyloid and other Dysproteinemias

29. Acute Cardiorenal Syndrome

30. Hepatorenal Syndrome and Other Liver-Related Kidney Diseases

Acute Kidney Injury

31. Clinical Approach to the Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury

32. Acute Tubular Injury and Acute Tubular Necrosis

33. Acute Interstitial Nephritis

34. Management of Acute Kidney Injury

Drugs and the Kidney

35. Kidney Disease Caused by Therapeutic Agents

36. Principles of Drug Therapy in Patients with Reduced Kidney Function

Hereditary Kidney Disease

37. Genetics and Kidney Disease (APOL1)

38. Genetically Based Renal Transport Disorders

39. Sickle Cell Nephropathy

40. Polycystic and Other Cystic Kidney Diseases

41. Nephronophthisis and Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease

42. Alport’s Syndrome and Thin Basement Membrane Dz

43. Fabry Disease

Tubulointerstitial Diseases

44. Chronic Tubulointerstitial Disease

45. Obstructive Uropathy

46. Nephrolithiasis

47. Urinary Tract Infection and Pyelonephritis

Special Circumstances

48. Kidney Diseases in Infants and Children

49. The Kidney in Pregnancy

50. Kidney Disease in the Elderly

51. Global Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease

52. Development and Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease

53. Staging and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

54. Nutrition and Kidney Disease

55. Bone Disorders in Chronic Kidney Disease

56. Cardiac Function and Cardiovascular Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease

57. Anemia and Other Hematologic Complications of Chronic Kidney Disease

Dialysis and Transplantation

58. Hemodialysis and Hemofiltration

59. Peritoneal Dialysis

60. Outcome of End-Stage Renal Disease Therapies

61. Selection of Prospective Kidney Transplant Recipients and Donors

62. Post-transplantation Monitoring and Outcomes

63. Immunosuppression

64. Transplant Infectious Disease

Hypertension

65. Pathogenesis of Hypertension

66. Evaluation and Management of Hypertension

67. Secondary Hypertension

Details

No. of pages:
680
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323510608
eBook ISBN:
9780323510615
Paperback ISBN:
9780323477949

About the Author

Scott Gilbert

Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Daniel Weiner

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts