National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323791229

National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases

8th Edition

Editors: Daniel Weiner National Kidney Foundation
Paperback ISBN: 9780323791229
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 10th May 2022
Page Count: 640

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Well organized and highly readable, the National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases has offered clear, comprehensive coverage of adult and pediatric kidney diseases for more than 25 years. The thoroughly revised 8th Edition of this authoritative, practical reference covers every relevant topic in the field, making it an excellent resource for residency, fellowship, clinical practice, and board review. It brings you completely up to date with key topics in this fast-changing field, including ongoing clinical research and changing treatment protocols.

This powerful learning tool and clinical reference is a joint publication of Elsevier and the National Kidney Foundation.

Table of Contents

1 Overview of Kidney Structure and Function
1 Overview of Kidney Structure and Function
2 Kidney Development
2 Kidney Development
3 Assessment of Kidney Function in Acute and Chronic Settings
4 Urinalysis and Urine Microscopy
5 Hematuria and Proteinuria
6 Imaging of the Kidneys
7 Hyponatremia and Hypoosmolar Disorders
8 Hypernatremia and Hyperosmolar Disorders
9 Volume, Edema, and the Clinical Use of Diuretics
10 Disorders of Potassium Metabolism
11 Disorders of Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Homeostasis
12 Approach to Acid-Base Disorders
13 Metabolic Acidosis
14 Metabolic Alkalosis
15 Respiratory Acidosis and Alkalosis
16 Glomerular Clinicopathologic Syndromes
17 ANCA-Associated Kidney Disease and Vasculitis
18 Minimal Change Disease
19 Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
20 Membranous Nephropathy
21 Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy and Related Disorders
22 Complement-Mediated Glomerulonephritis and Thrombotic Microangiopathy
23 Infection-Related Glomerulonephritis
24 Viral Nephropathies: Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, Hepatitis B Virus, and SARS-CoV-2
25 Kidney Involvement in Systemic Vasculitis
25 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the Kidney
26 Pathogenesis, Pathophysiology, and Treatment of Diabetic Kidney Disease
27 Onconephrology
28 Myeloma, Amyloid, and other Dysproteinemias
29 Cardiorenal Syndrome
30 Liver Disease, Acute Kidney Dysfunction, and the Hepatorenal Syndrome
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
34 Kidney Disease Caused by Therapeutic Agents
35 Principles of Drug Therapy in Patients with Decreased Kidney Function
36 APOL1-Mediated Kidney Disease
37 Genetically Based Kidney Transport Disorders
38 Sickle Cell Nephropathy
39 Polycystic and Other Cystic Kidney Diseases
40 Nephronophthisis and Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
41 Alport Syndrome and Related Disorders
42 Fabry Disease
43 Chronic Tubulointerstitial Disease
44 Obstructive Uropathy
45 Nephrolithiasis
46 Urinary Tract Infection and Pyelonephritis
46 Kidney Disease in Infants and Children
46 Critical Care Nephrology
47 The Kidney in Pregnancy
47 Critical Care Nephrology
48 Management of Kidney Disease in the Elderly
49 Global Kidney Disease
50 Development and Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease
51 Staging and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
52 Nutrition and Kidney Disease
53 Bone and Mineral Disorder in Chronic Kidney Disease
54 Cardiac Function and Cardiovascular Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease
55 Anemia and Other Hematologic Complications of Chronic Kidney Disease
56 Hemodialysis and Hemofiltration
57 Peritoneal Dialysis
58 Conservative Kidney Disease Management
59 Selection of Prospective Kidney Transplant Recipients and Donors
60 Posttransplantation Monitoring and Outcomes
61 Immunosuppression in Transplantation
62 Infectious Complications of Kidney Transplantation
63 Pathogenesis of Hypertension
64 Evaluation and Management of Hypertension
65 Secondary Hypertension


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About the Editors

Daniel Weiner

Affiliations and Expertise

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