This handbook provides the fundamental information required to make good clinical assessments and management decisions in children with renal disorders. It includes topics that range from general pediatric nephrology disorders encountered by primary care physicians to more complex renal disorders managed by pediatric nephrologists. Common pediatric renal conditions including glomerular and tubular disorders, hypertension, and urologic conditions are addressed. Current topics such as neonatal disorders, chronic kidney disease, and transplantation are also covered. In addition, illustrations, algorithms and tables are utilized to highlight teaching points.
Introduction (D Chand); Fluid Balance in the Pediatric Patient (T Welch); Electrolyte Disorders in the Pediatric Patient; Abnormal Urinary Findings (H Patel); Glomerulopathies (Renal Limited); Glomerulopathies - Associated with Systemic Disease; Tubular Disorders; Urinary Tract Infections (T Mattoo); Hypertension (D Feig); Urologic Disorders; Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) (P Devarajan); Dialysis Therapy in AKI (P Brophy); Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) (J Mahan); End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) (D Geary et al.); Renal Transplantation; Neonatal Nephrology.
Number Of Pages: 792
Published: 11th June 2011
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.75
Weight (kg): 1.0