Clinical Paediatric Nephrology

Hardcover | February 15, 2003

EditorNicholas J.A. Webb, Robert J. Postlethwaite

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This highly acclaimed book deals with all the key kidney, ureter and bladder problems likely to be encountered by the non-specialist paediatrician and paediatric nephrologist. The book adopts an evidence-based, problem solving approach and focuses on presenting clinical symptoms rather thanbeing disease orientated. Emphasis is placed on differential diagnosis, evaluation and treatment. Where no evidence is available or where controversy exists, a clear opinion on the most appropriate treatment is provided. For this completely revised and updated edition over half of the text isrevised. New chapters have been added on psychosocial care principles, drug prescribing in children and paediatric nephrology in the third world. Certain chapters have been condensed for clarity and other chapters have been combined to facilitate practical use. This edition is based aroundpractical guidelines and contributions have been collected from international experts in the field. The chapters contain key point boxes highlighting the important take-home messages. The well-structured text is ideal for trainee and non-specialist paediatricians, for paediatric nephrologists andfor nephrologists and urologists with an interest in children. This book is undoubtedly regarded as 'the' paediatric nephrology textbook to be held on the shelves of all general paediatric departmental libraries.

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This highly acclaimed book deals with all the key kidney, ureter and bladder problems likely to be encountered by the non-specialist paediatrician and paediatric nephrologist. The book adopts an evidence-based, problem solving approach and focuses on presenting clinical symptoms rather thanbeing disease orientated. Emphasis is placed...

Nicholas Webb is at Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester, UK. Robert Postlethwaite is at Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:536 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.34 inPublished:February 15, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192632876

ISBN - 13:9780192632876

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Table of Contents

1. Milford and Robson: The child with abnormal urinalysis, haematuria and/or proteinuria2. Beattie: Disorders of fluid and electrolyte balance3. Postlethwaite and Lewis: The approach to a child with acidosis or alkalosis4. Jones and Mughal: Disorders of mineral metabolism and nephrolithiasis5. van't Hoff: Renal tubular disorders6. Caty and Wright: Imaging in paediatric nephrology7. Smith and Inward: How and when to measure blood pressure8. Goonasekera and Dillon: The child with hypertension9. Evans and Shenoy: Disorders of micturition10. Borzyskowski: Neuropathic bladder: identification, investigation and management11. Lambert and Coulthard: The child with urinary tract infection12. Postlethwaite and Dickson: Common urological problems13. Lewis: Antenatal detection of renal anomalies14. Woodward and Frank: Antenatal renal problems: management in the postnatal period15. Guignard and Drukker: The neonate with renal disease16. Knoers and Monnens: Inherited renal disease and genetic counselling17. Kerr and Webb: Renal malformations and renal involvement in syndromes18. MacRae, Dell and Avner: Clinical presentation and evaluation of cystic disease19. Haycock: The child with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome20. Smith, Faizan and Eddy: The child with acute nephrotic syndrome21. Webb, Brogan and Baildam: Renal manifestations of systemic disorders22. Fitzpatrick, Kerr and Bradbury: The child with acute renal failure23. Rigden: The management of chronic and end stage renal failure in children24. Lloyd and Eminson: Psychosocial care of children and their families25. Watson: Meeting the information needs of children and their families26. Choonara and Trompeter: Practical guidelines for drug prescribing in children with renal disease: preventing nephrotoxicity and adjusting doses in renal impairment27. Srivastava and Gbadegesin: Paediatric nephrology in developing countries28. Holt, Connell and Addison: Reference data for paediatric nephrology