ABC of Kidney Disease, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118493737
  • ISBN-13: 9781118493731
  • DDC: 616.61
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 110 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Nephrology is sometimes considered a complicated and specialized topic and the illustrative ABC format is designed to help GPs quickly and easily assimilate the information they need. The book covers: which tests to use, when they should be used, and what constitutes normal and abnormal results when and how to refer to a kidney specialist symptoms, signs, treatments measures to prevent progression, and complications important causes of renal disease in 21st century common issues presenting to GPs (e.g. UTIs, stones) and prevention. It also covers organizational aspects of renal disease management, dialysis and transplantation. The appendices contain an explanatory glossary of renal terms, guidance on anaemia management and information on drug prescribing and interactions. All chapters will be updated and fully revised in accordance with new NICE and other guidelines on anaemia  management in chronic kidney disease and blood pressure control in chronic kidney disease.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Diagnostic Tests in Chronic Kidney Disease.
2: Acute Kidney Injury (Formerly Known as Acute Renal Failure).
3: Prevalence, Detection, Evaluation and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease.
4: Pre-Dialysis Clinics: Preparing for End-Stage Renal Disease.
5: Anaemia Management in Chronic Kidney Disease.
6: Urinary Tract Infections, Renal Stones, Renal Cysts and Tumours and Pregnancy in Chronic Kidney Disease.
7: Adult Nephrotic Syndrome.
8: Renal Artery Stenosis.
9: Palliative Care for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.
10: Dialysis.
11: Renal Transplantation.
12: Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis and Transplantation in Children.
13: The Organization of Services for People with Chronic Kidney Disease: A 21st-Century Challenge.
Chronic Kidney Disease and Drug Prescribing.
Glossary of Renal Terms and Conditions.
Top Ten Tips in Kidney Disease.
Maps Showing Variation in Healthcare for People with Kidney Disease.