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Table of 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-Glomerula

Details

No. of pages:
672
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9781416033622
Electronic ISBN:
9780323081276