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ISBN: 9780323478717
Page Count: 656
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Nephrology Secrets, 4th Edition

by Edgar V. Lerma, MD, FACP, FASN, FAHA, Matthew A Sparks, MD and Joel Topf, MD
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For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Nephrology Secrets, 4th Edition, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style – making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.

    • The proven Secrets® format gives you the most return for your time – concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective.
    • Covers the full range of essential topics in nephrology for in-training or practicing professionals.
    • Written and fully updated by global experts and thought leaders in nephrology.
    • Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams.
    • Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime.
    • New chapters on home dialysis, onco-nephrology, and palliative care nephrology.
    • Fully updated throughout, with clear illustrations, figures, and flow diagrams that expedite study and review.
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  • PART I. PATIENT ASSESSMENT

    1. History and Physical Diagnosis

    2. Urinalysis

    3. Measurement of GFR

    4. Imaging Techniques

    5. Renal Biopsy

    PART II. ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

    6. Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathophysiology and Diagnosis

    7. Management Options: CRRT

    8. Hepatorenal Syndrome

    9. Cardiorenal Syndrome

    10. Medications

    11. Sepsis

    12. Rhabdomyolysis

    13. Tumor Lysis Syndrome

    14. Contrast-induced Nephropathy

    15. Acute Glomerulonephritis and RPGN

    16. Nephrotic Syndrome

    17. Obstructive Uropathy

    18. Nephrolithiasis

    PART III. CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

    19. Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathophysiology and Staging

    20. Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

    21. Renal Osteodystrophy

    22. Cardiovascular Disease

    23. Hyperlipidemia

    24. Nutrition

    25. Management of the Patient with Progressive Renal Failure

    26. Drug Dosing in patients with CKD

    PART IV. PRIMARY GLOMERULAR DISORDERS

    27. Minimal Change Disease

    28. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

    29. Membranous Nephropathy

    30. IgA Nephropathy and Henoch Schonlein Disease

    31. Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis

    PART V. SECONDARY GLOMERULAR DISORDERS

    32. Diabetic Nephropathy

    33. Lupus Nephritis

    34. Dysproteinemias or Light Chain Diseases

    35. Vascultides

    36. Thrombotic Microangiopathies

    PART VI. INFECTION ASSOCIATED GLOMERULEONEPHRITIDES

    37. Post-infectious Glomereulonephritis

    38. Viral Hepatitis-Associated Glomerulonephritis

    39. HIV-Associated Renal Disorders

    PART VII. OTHER RENAL PARENCHYMAL DISEASES

    40. Fabry Disease

    41. Cystic Diseases of the Kidneys

    42. Other Hereditary Renal Disorders

    43. Tubulointerstitial Diseases

    44. Urinary Tract Infections

    45. Renal Neoplasias

    VIII. RENAL DISEASES IN SPECIAL POPULATIONS

    46. Renal Disease and Hypertension in Pregnancy

    47. Sickle Cell Nephropathy

    48. Renal Disease in the Elderly

    PART IX. TREATMENT OPTIONS

    49. Hemodialysis

    50. Home Dialysis

    51. Peritoneal Dialysis

    52. Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (Plasmapheresis)

    PART X. TRANSPLANTATION

    53. Epidemiology and Outcomes

    54. Donor and Recipient Evaluation

    55. Immunosuppression

    56. Rejection of the Renal Transplant

    57. Post-Transplant Malignancies

    58. Post-Transplant Infections

    59. Primary Care of the Renal Transplant Patient

    PART XI. HYPERTENSION

    60. Primary Hypertension

    61. Renal Parenchymal Hypertension

    62. Renovascular Disease

    63. Endocrine Hypertension

    64. Other Forms of Secondary Hypertension

    65. Renal Diseases in African-Americans

    66. Resistant Hypertension

    67. Hypertensive Emergencies

    68. Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension

    69. Non-pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension

    PART XII. ACID-BASE AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS

    70. Volume Disorders

    71. Genetic Disorders of Na Transport

    72. Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

    73. Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

    74. Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia

    75. Disorders of Phosphorus Metabolism

    76. Disorders of Magnesium Metabolism

    77. Metabolic Acidosis

    78. Metabolic Alkalosis

    PART XIII. ONCONEPHROLOGY

    79. Onconephrology

    PART XIV. PALLIATIVE CARE NEPHROLOGY

    80. Palliative Care Nephrology

    PART XV. NEPHROLOGY BEGINNINGS

    81. Nephrology Beginnings

    PART XVI. NEPHROLOGY TRIVIA

    82. Nephrology Trivia

  • Edgar V. Lerma, MD, FACP, FASN, FAHA, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois and Chicago College of Medicine; Associates in Nephrology, S.C., Chicago, Illinois, Matthew A Sparks, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship, Director of Undergraduate Medical Research, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center; Staff Physician, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina and Joel Topf, MD, Medical Director of St. Clair Nephrology Research, Detroit, Michigan
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