Understanding Kidney Diseases

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Hugh Rayner, Mark Thomas, David Milford. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book provides the essential understanding needed for the assessment of patients with kidney disease. The chapters follow the sequence taken during a clinic consultation and when clerking a patient. At each stage, the principles and concepts underlying aspects of renal medicine that may seem difficult are clearly explained. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes numerous case studies and charts based upon patients' data to help students, residents and fellows develop their knowledge and ski…
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Author
Rayner, Hugh
Other Authors
Thomas, Mark
Milford, David
Responsibility
Hugh Rayner, Mark Thomas, David Milford
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 300 p. : 216 illus., 81 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319234588
9783319234571 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Techniques, Urological
Disease Progression
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Kidney Diseases - physiopathology
Renal Replacement Therapy
Abstract
This book provides the essential understanding needed for the assessment of patients with kidney disease. The chapters follow the sequence taken during a clinic consultation and when clerking a patient. At each stage, the principles and concepts underlying aspects of renal medicine that may seem difficult are clearly explained. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes numerous case studies and charts based upon patients' data to help students, residents and fellows develop their knowledge and skill in managing patients.
Contents
1. Kidney Anatomy and Physiology -- 2. Measuring Kidney Function -- 3. Plot All the Dots -- 4. How Are You Feeling? -- 5. Do You Have Any Long-Term Health Conditions? -- 6. Are You Pregnant or Planning a Pregnancy? -- 7. What Is Your Family History? -- 8. What Have You Been Taking? -- 9. Height and Weight -- 10. Blood Pressure -- 11. Test the Urine -- 12. Examine the Patient. -- 13. Full Blood Count, Urea and Electrolytes, Bicarbonate, Bone Profile -- 14. Immunology -- 15. Image the Urinary Tract -- 16. Should We Do a Kidney Biopsy? -- 17. Make a Plan -- 18. Renal Replacement Therapy -- 19. Epilogue -- Multiple Choice Questions -- Multiple Choice Question Answers -- Index of Case Reports -- Index of Histopathology, Radiology and Clinical Images.
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e-Book
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