Nephrology: A Comprehensive Guide to Renal Medicine

Nephrology: A Comprehensive Guide to Renal Medicine
  • eBook:
    Nephrology: A Comprehensive Guide to Renal Medicine
  • Author:
    Surjit Tarafdar
  • Edition:
    1 edition
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  • Data:
    April 13, 2020
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  • Pages:
    344 pages
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Book Description
Lecture Notes: Nephrology is a concise introduction to the fundamental principles of nephrology. An ideal study guide for medical trainees, this accessible resource combines the depth of a textbook with the accessibility of a handbook. Succinct chapters describe the clinical implications of renal physiology, examine major renal disorders and diseases, and explain a wide range of management and treatment options.
A new addition to the popular Lecture Notes series, this handbook provides trainees in nephrology with core subject knowledge and enables medical students to gain a more comprehensive understanding of this complex specialty.
  • Offers clear, easy-to-understand coverage of all relevant nephrology topics
  • Includes MCQs and discussion around the answers, ideal for those preparing for written Internal Medicine examinations, including the certification examination of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the UK-based MRCP and the Australia and New Zealand-based FRACP examinations
  • Features chapter summaries and numerous infographics, tables and figures
  • Emphasises core management skills needed by medical students and junior doctors
  • Is presented in the consistent and well-recognised Lecture Notes format


1. Clinical Implications of Renal Physiology
2. Investigation of Renal Diseases
3. Disorders of the Renal Tubules Leading to Disturbances of Acid–Base and Potassium
4. Renal Stones
5. Kidney Cancer
6. Acute Kidney Injury
7. Chronic Kidney Disease
8. Nephrotic Syndrome
9. Glomerulonephritis
10. Renal Vasculitis and Lupus Nephritis
11. Renovascular Hypertension, Pregnancy‐Related Hypertension, and Thrombotic Microangiopathies
12. Hereditary and Familial Renal Diseases
13. Hepatorenal Syndrome
14. Infections of the Kidney
15. Diabetic Nephropathy
16. Kidney Disease in Myeloma and Other Monoclonal Gammopathies
17. Tubulointerstitial Diseases
18. Maintenance Haemodialysis
19. Peritoneal Dialysis: Principles, Indications, and Common Complications
20. Renal Transplantation

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