eBook Handbook of Nephrology, 1st Edition

  • David Leehey
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469828944
  • ISBN-13: 9781469828947
  • DDC: 616.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 234 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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The Handbook Of Nephrology offers an analytical yet understandable overview of nephrology — with an emphasis on principles and pathophysiology. Written in a clear, outline format, this handbook provides learning strategies and content not found in other books. This pocket-sized book offers medical students, interns, and residents a concise introduction to the field. Primary care physicians, internists, surgeons, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants will also find this book useful.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Urinalysis.
2: Measurement of Renal Function.
3: Proteinuria.
4: Hematuria.
5: Disorders of Plasma Sodium Concentration.
6: Disorders of Potassium Homeostasis.
7: Metabolic Acidosis and Alkalosis.
8: Disorders of Calcium/Phosphorus/Magnesium Homeostasis.
9: Acute Renal Failure.
10: Glomerulonephritis.
11: Nephrotic Syndrome.
12: Chronic Kidney Disease.
13: Diabetic Kidney Disease.
14: Hypertension and Kidney Disease.
15: Macrovascular Diseases of the Kidney.
16: Microvascular Diseases of the Kidney.
17: Nephrolithiasis.
18: Cystic Renal Diseases.
19: Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis.
20: The Kidney During Pregnancy.
Other Backmatter.