Primer on Kidney Diseases - 5th Edition

Primer on Kidney Diseases

5th Edition

Authors: Arthur Greenberg
Imprint: Saunders

Description

This official publication of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) covers all aspects of adult and pediatric kidney diseases and is ideal for nephrologists and non-nephrologists alike. The full-color design, high-quality photographs, and outstanding graphs and tables make information easy to access and understand. The latest management techniques and pearls from leading clinical experts—including international contributors—offer practical and authoritative guidance. Edited by Dr. Arthur Greenberg and members of the NKF Scientific Advisory Board, this state-of-the-art primer provides consistent depth of coverage, balanced discussion of controversy, and a uniform focus of information.

Key Features

  • Incorporates the latest NKF Kidney/Outcome Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) guidelines on chronic kidney disease staging and management.
  • Features 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.
  • Covers the whole field of nephrology in concise and well-illustrated, four-color chapters.
  • Puts complex material and the latest developments into perspective for in-depth, yet succinct summaries in every area.
  • Includes high-quality photographs, as well as outstanding graphs and tables for a varied approach to the subject matter.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437721102

About the Author

Arthur Greenberg

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC