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Nephrology


Nephrology

A Comprehensive Guide to Renal Medicine
Lecture Notes 1. Aufl.

von: Surjit Tarafdar

30,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 05.02.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9781119058113
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 344

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<p><i>Lecture Notes: Nephrology </i>is a concise introduction to the fundamental principles of nephrology. An ideal study guide for medical trainees, this accessible resource combines the depth of a textbook with the accessibility of a handbook. Succinct chapters describe the clinical implications of renal physiology, examine major renal disorders and diseases, and explain a wide range of management and treatment options.</p> <p>A new addition to the popular <i>Lecture Notes</i> series, this handbook provides trainees in nephrology with core subject knowledge and enables medical students to gain a more comprehensive understanding of this complex specialty.</p> <ul> <li>Offers clear, easy-to-understand coverage of all relevant nephrology topics</li> <li>Includes MCQs and discussion around the answers, ideal for those preparing for written Internal Medicine examinations, including the certification examination of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the UK-based MRCP and the Australia and New Zealand-based FRACP examinations</li> <li>Features chapter summaries and numerous infographics, tables and figures</li> <li>Emphasises core management skills needed by medical students and junior doctors</li> <li>Is presented in the consistent and well-recognised <i>Lecture Notes</i> format</li> </ul>
<p>List of Contributors ix</p> <p>Foreword xi</p> <p>Acknowledgements xiii</p> <p>1 Clinical Implications of Renal Physiology 1</p> <p>2 Investigation of Renal Diseases 21</p> <p>3 Disorders of the Renal Tubules Leading to Disturbances of Acid–Base and Potassium 41</p> <p>4 Renal Stones 53<br /><br />5 Kidney Cancer 67</p> <p>6 Acute Kidney Injury 77</p> <p>7 Chronic Kidney Disease 89</p> <p>8 Nephrotic Syndrome 111</p> <p>9 Glomerulonephritis 127</p> <p>10 Renal Vasculitis and Lupus Nephritis 143</p> <p>11 Renovascular Hypertension, Pregnancy‐Related Hypertension, and Thrombotic Microangiopathies 163</p> <p>12 Hereditary and Familial Renal Diseases 181</p> <p>13 Hepatorenal Syndrome 195</p> <p>14 Infections of the Kidney 203</p> <p>15 Diabetic Nephropathy 215</p> <p>16 Kidney Disease in Myeloma and Other Monoclonal Gammopathies 231</p> <p>17 Tubulointerstitial Diseases 245</p> <p>18 Maintenance Haemodialysis 257</p> <p>19 Peritoneal Dialysis: Principles, Indications, and Common Complications 277</p> <p>20 Renal Transplantation 295</p> <p>Index 321</p>
<p><b>Dr Surjit Tarafdar</b> works as a General Physician and Nephrologist at Blacktown and Mt. Druitt Hospital in Sydney, Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia, and holds the position of Conjoint Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. He is co-author of the first edition of <i>Passing the FRACP Written Examination: Questions and Answers.</i> Dr Tarafdar is the founder of the annual 2-day nephrology revision program for the postgraduate trainees in medicine called 'Revise Nephrology', which has been running successfully in Sydney since 2015.
<p><b>NEPHROLOGY</b></br> A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO RENAL MEDICINE</br> Lecture Notes <p><i>Lecture Notes: Nephrology</i> is a concise introduction to the fundamental principles of nephrology. An ideal study guide for medical trainees, this accessible resource combines the depth of a textbook with the accessibility of a handbook. Succinct chapters describe the clinical implications of renal physiology, examine major renal disorders and diseases, and explain a wide range of management and treatment options. <p>A new addition to the popular <i>Lecture Notes series,</i> this handbook provides trainees in nephrology with core subject knowledge and enables medical students to gain a more comprehensive understanding of this complex specialty. <ul> <li>Offers clear, easy-to-understand coverage of all relevant nephrology topics</li> <li>Includes MCQs and discussion around the answers, ideal for those preparing for written Internal Medicine examinations, including the certification examination of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the UK-based MRCP and the Australia and New Zealand-based FRACP examinations</li> <li>Features chapter summaries and numerous infographics, tables and figures</li> <li>Emphasises core management skills needed by medical students and junior doctors</li> <li>Is presented in the consistent and well-recognised <i>Lecture Notes</i> format</li> </ul>

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