Oxford American Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension

Paperback | January 15, 2014

byPaul Scheel, Michael Choi

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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offerup-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. This unique pocket book provides rapid access to evidence-based guidelines and practical advice about the day-to-day management of patients with renal disease. Consisting of twelve chapters, including clinical assessment, acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, and renal replacement therapies,the handbook allows easy access to precise, prescriptive information. In line with contemporary nephrological practice, a significant portion of the handbook deals with the problem of hypertension, a major cardiovascular risk factor and the most common indication for prescription drug therapy. It isan invaluable resource for residents, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension is the indispensable source on the subject right in your pocket!

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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offerup-to-date advice on examination, investigations, com...

Paul J. Scheel, Jr., MD, is Associate Professor and Director, Division of Nephrology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. Michael J. Choi, MD, is Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:696 pages, 4.02 × 7.09 × 0.51 inPublished:January 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199384649

ISBN - 13:9780199384648

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Table of Contents

1. Clinical assessment of the renal patient2. Acute renal failure (Acute kidney injury)3. Chronic kidney disease4. Renal replacement therapy5. Hypertension6. Diseases of the kidney7. The kidney in systemic disease8. Urinary tract obstruction9. Fluids and electrolytes10. Pregnancy and the kidney11. Drugs and the kidney12. Appendices