Health Reference Series: Kidney Disease and Urinary Tract Disorders Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780818415
  • ISBN-13: 9780780818415
  • DDC: 616.6
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released May 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Provides information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of problems that impact the body’s urinary system, including bladder control problems, kidney stones, cancers, infections, prostate enlargement, glomerular diseases, and kidney failure.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Understanding the Urinary System.
1: Your Urinary System and How It Works.
2: Your Kidneys and How They Work.
3: Major Risk Factors for Kidney Disease.
4: Kidney Disease and Exposure to Nephrotoxins.
5: Genetics Variations and Kidney Disease.
6: Kidney Diseases in the United States.
Acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases.
7: Acute Kidney Injury.
8: Chronic Kidney Disease.
9: Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease: Each a Risk of the Other.
10: Kidney Diseases in Children.
11: Kidney Cysts.
12: Renal Artery Stenosis.
13: Immune Disorders of Kidney.
14: Diabetes Insipidus.
Diagnostic Tests for Kidney Disease.
15: Get Tested for Chronic Kidney Disease.
16: Tests and Diagnosis for Chronic Kidney Disease: An Overview.
17: Creatinine and Blood Urea Nitrogen Blood Tests.
18: Cystatin Marker Test.
19: Kidney Biopsy.
20: Renal Panel Test.
21: Urine Test.
22: Urinary Tract Imaging.
Disorders of the Urinary Tract.
23: What Are Urinary Tract Infections?.
24: Urinary Tract Infections in Adults.
25: Urinary Tract Infections in Children.
26: Urinary Tract Infection during Pregnancy.
27: Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections.
28: Novel Treatment Approach for Urinary Tract Infections.
29: Complementary Therapy for Urinary Tract Infection.
30: Kidney Stones.
31: Solitary Kidney.
32: Glomerular Diseases.
33: Amyloidosis and Kidney Disease.
34: Congenital Defects of the Urinary Tract and Genitals.
35: Urethral Stricture.
36: Benign Urethral Lesions.
37: Benign Disorders of the Prostate.
38: Renal Tubular Acidosis.
Disorders of the Bladder.
39: Bladder Stones.
40: Bladder Control Problems and Nerve Disease.
41: Urinary Incontinence.
42: Urinary Retention.
43: Interstitial Cystitis.
44: Other Bladder Disorders.
45: Bladder Health for Older Adults.
Genetic and Congenital Disorders That Affect the Kidneys.
46: Alport Syndrome.
47: Bartter Syndrome.
48: Ectopic Kidney.
49: Fabry Disease.
50: Medullary Sponge Kidney.
51: Primary Hyperoxaluria.
Cancers of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract.
52: Kidney Cancer.
53: Hereditary Syndromes Associated with Kidney.
54: Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter.
55: Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors.
56: Bladder Cancer.
57: Urethral Cancer.
58: Prostaten Cancer.
Kidney Failure: End-Stage Renal Disease.
59: Understanding End-Stage Renal Disease.
60: What You Should Know about Hemodialysis.
61: What You Should Know about Peritoneal Dialysis.
62: Nutrition for Dialysis Patients.
63: Kidney Failure: Choosing a Treatment That Is Right for You.
64: Treatment Methods for Kidney Failure in Children.
65: Conservative Management for Kidney Failure.
66: Renal Transplantation and Artificial Kidney.
67: Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Service.
68: End-of-Life Care.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to the Kidney Disease and Urinary Tract Disorders.
Directory of Resources Providing Information about Kidney Disease and Urinary Tract Disorders.