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Nephrology in 30 Days 2nd Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0071788403

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Nephrology in 30 Days 2nd Edition by Robert Reilly, ISBN-13: 978-0071788403
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Series: In Thirty Days Series
Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 2 edition (September 27, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0071788409
ISBN-13: 978-0071788403

A fast, innovative way to learn the core principles and clinical entities associated with nephrology at the point of care

A Doody’s Core Title for 2015!

Nephrology in 30 Days enables you to quickly and easily attain a complete understanding of the basics of nephrology, allowing you to successfully diagnose and manage kidney disease and its associated complications. Designed to impart this knowledge in just thirty days, this unique self-instructional tool is perfect for medical students, physician assistants, medical residents, andnephrology fellows rotating on the clinical nephrology service elective. Now in full color, Nephrology in 30 Days is the most effective way to gain a solid understanding of acute and chronic kidney diseases, disturbances of fluid and electrolyte balance, and disorders of acid-base and mineral metabolism homeostasis–in the least amount of time possible.

Updated to include the latest research and advances, including:

  • New formulas for estimating glomerular filtration rate
  • The role of WNK kinases in distal tubular sodium and potassium handling
  • Revised hyponatremia guidelines
  • The use of vaptans for clinical use
  • Newly reported forms of metabolic acidosis
  • The role FGF-23 and Klotho play in phosphorus homeostasis
  • Concerns about the use of erythropoietic stimulating agents
  • Approaches to and classification of both chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury
  • Discussion of urinalysis and urine microscopy in the evaluation of kidney disease
  • New forms of tubulointerstitial disease such as immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease
  • The pathological classification of systemic lupus nephritis and other glomerular diseases
  • The mechanisms and causes of essential and secondary forms of hypertension
  • Table of contents:

    Content: Introduction / Mark A. Perazella —
    Disorders of Na balance / Robert F. Reilly Jr. —
    Disorders of water balance : hypo and hypernatremia / Robert F. Reilly Jr. —
    Diuretics / Mark A. Perazella and Mandana Rastegar —
    Intelligent use of IV fluids / Robert F. Reilly Jr. —
    Disorders of potassium homeostasis : hypo and hyperkalemia / Mark A. Perazella and Maddana Rastegar —
    Metabolic acidosis / Adam M. Franks and Joseph I. Shapiro —
    Metabolic alkalosis / Adam M. Franks and Joseph I. Shapiro —
    Respiratory and mixed acid-base disturbances / Adam M. Franks and Joseph I. Shapiro —
    Disorders of calcium homeostasis : hypo and hypercalcemia / Nishank Jain and Robert F. Reilly Jr. —
    Disorders of phosphate homeostasis : hypo and hyperphosphatemia / Nishank Jain and Robert F. Reilly Jr. —
    Disorders of magnesium homeostasis : hypo and hypermagnesemia / Robert F. Reilly Jr. —
    Nephrolithiasis / Robert F. Reilly Jr. —
    Urinalysis and urine microscopy / Mark A. Perazella —
    Acute kidney injury / Mark A. Perazella and Mandana Rastegar —
    Chronic kidney disease / Mark A. Perazella and Edgar Lerma —
    Glomerular diseases / Robert F. Reilly Jr. and Mark A. Perazella —
    Tubulointerstitial diseases / Mark A. Perazella and Edgar Lerma —
    Urinary obstruction / Richard Formica —
    Essential hypertension / Sergio S.S. Santos and Aldo Peixoto —
    Secondary causes of hypertension / Sergio S.S. Santos and Aldo Peixoto —
    Infection of the urinary tract / Richard Formica.

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