Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension

Paperback | April 3, 2014

EditorSimon Steddon, Alistair Chesser, John Cunningham

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Fully revised and expanded for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension provides clear, concise information and practical guidance on the day-to-day management of patients with renal disease. It is the essential resource for all those working with renal patients,including specialist trainees in nephrology, foundation doctors, renal nurses and general practitioners. A vital practical guide for those on the wards, and a valuable resource for all those studying for exams, this is the must-have handbook of renal medicine.Based on the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology and companion to the Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, this handbook provides vital clinical knowledge on the full breadth of renal care. The chapters on AKI and CKD have been significantly expanded to represent their enhanced primacy in both primaryand secondary care. The recent shift in understanding from acute renal failure to AKI has led to fast-paced change, and this handbook has been specifically revised to ensure the reader is up-to-the-minute in this vital area of renal care. Renal transplantation has also greatly increased in volumeand complexity in recent years and a full chapter has been given to this important area, which has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded.Comprehensive, easy-to-use, and concise, with a strong focus on practical advice, and detailed guidance on everything from common conditions to complex clinical care, this handbook ensures that the reader always has the information they need at their fingertips.

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Fully revised and expanded for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension provides clear, concise information and practical guidance on the day-to-day management of patients with renal disease. It is the essential resource for all those working with renal patients,including specialist trainees in nephrology,...

Simon Steddon is Consultant Nephrologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK. Alistair Chesser is Consultant Nephrologist at St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals, UK. John Cunningham is Professor of Nephrology; Physician to the Queen and Head of the Medical Household at Royal Free and University College Hospitals,...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1008 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.01 inPublished:April 3, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199651612

ISBN - 13:9780199651610

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Table of Contents

1. Clinical assessment of the renal patient2. Acute kidney injury3. Chronic kidney disease4. Dialysis5. Transplantation6. Hypertension7. Diseases of the kidney8. The kidney in systemic disease9. Essential urology10. Fluids and electrolytes11. Pregnancy and the kidney12. Drugs and the kidney13. Renal physiology

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