Pocket Companion to Brenner & Rector's The Kidney

by Michael R. Clarkson and Barry Brenner
  • Soft Cover
Distilled from the 7th Edition of Brenner & Rector's The Kidney, this new pocket-sized handbook provides readers with essential clinical information on kidney diseases and their management. Comprehensive in scope, it details the key pathophysiologic, diagnostic, and treatment issues in clinical nephrology, including the approach to the patient with kidney disease, the pathogenesis of renal disease, acid-based and electrolyte disturbances, hypertension, renal replacement therapy, and renal transplantation. A perfect portable companion, it delivers quick, easy access to key information. **Focuses on diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for both common and uncommon disorders. **Presents an entire section devoted to the management of hypertensive patients. **Provides extensive information on therapeutic agents, with a chapter dedicated to rationales and calculations for prescribing drugs. **Discusses indications for laboratory tests and imaging studies, so readers can choose from the many techniques available. **Covers hot topics such as intensive care nephrology * erythropoietin in renal disease * and pharmacological approaches to clinical renoprotection. **Includes many tables for rapid retrieval of clinical knowledge.
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ISBN: 9780721605593
Publisher: Saunder
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1900
Cover: Soft cover
Pages: 832
Weight: 0.550 kg
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