National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases

6th Edition

Print ISBN: 9781455746170
eBook ISBN: 9780323246521
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 16th August 2013
Page Count: 664


The National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases is your ideal companion in clinical nephrology! From anatomy, histology, and physiology, through the diagnosis and management of kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and kidney transplantation, this trusted manual from Elsevier and the National Kidney Foundation provides an accessible, efficient overview of kidney diseases that’s perfect for residency, fellowship, clinical practice, and board review.

Key Features

  • Incorporate the latest NKF Kidney/ Outcome Quality Initiative guidelines on chronic kidney disease staging and management.
  • Review the basics with a current and practical review of the anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and renal transplantation.

Table of Contents

          Section 1: Structure and Function of the Kidneys and Their Clinical Assessment

  1. Overview of Kidney Function and Structure
  2. Kidney Development
  3. Assessment of Glomerular Filtration Rate in Acute and Chronic Settings
  4. Urinalysis and Urine Microscopy
  5. Hematuria and Proteinuria
  6. Kidney Imaging
  7. Section 2: Acid-Base, Fluid, and Electrolyte Disorders

  8. Hyponatremia and Hypoosmolar Disorders
  9. Hypernatremia
  10. Edema and the Clinical Use of Diuretics
  11. Disorders of Potassium Metabolism
  12. Disorders of Mineral Metabolism: Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium
  13. Approach to Acid-Base Disorders
  14. Metabolic Acidosis
  15. Metabolic Alkalosis
  16. Respiratory Acidosis and Alkalosis
  17. Section 3: Glomerular Diseases

  18. Glomerular Clinicopathologic Syndromes
  19. Minimal Change Disease
  20. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
  21. Membranous Nephropathy
  22. Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy and Related Disorders
  23. Goodpasture Syndrome and Other Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Diseases
  24. Section 4: The Kidney in Systemic Disease

  25. Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis
  26. Kidney Involvement in Systemic Vasculitis
  27. Kidney Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  28. Pathogenesis, Pathophysiology and Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy
  29. Dysproteinemias and Amyloidosis
  30. Thrombotic Microangiopathies
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