Nephrology Secrets

Author: Edgar V. Lerma
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416033622
Release Date: 2011-06-21
Genre: Medical

Nephrology Secrets, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Edgar V. Lerma and Allen R. Nissenson, gives you the nephrology answers you need to succeed on your rotations and boards.. Its unique, highly practical question-and-answer format, list of the "Top 100 Nephrology Secrets," and user-friendly format make it perfect for quick reference. Get the most return for your study time with the proven Secrets® format -- concise, easy to read, and highly effective. Skim the "Top 100 Secrets" and "Key Points" boxes for a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success on the boards and in practice. Enjoy faster, easier review and master the top issues in nephrology with mnemonics, lists, quick-reference tables, and an informal tone that sets this review book apart from the rest. Carry it with you in your lab coat pocket for quick reference or review anytime, anywhere. Handle each clinical situation with confidence with chapters completely updated to reflect the latest information. Find the answers you need faster thanks to a new, more streamlined and problem-based organization. Get the high-yield answers you need to address top nephrology questions

Cardiology Secrets E Book

Author: Glenn N. Levine
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455748747
Release Date: 2013-05-03
Genre: Medical

Get quick answers to the most important clinical questions with Cardiology Secrets! Using the popular and trusted Secret Series® Q&A format, this easy-to-read cardiology book provides rapid access to the practical, "in-the-trenches" know-how you need to succeed both in practice, and on cardiology board and recertification exams. Get the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optimal care for your patients with cardiac heart diseases. Explore effective solutions to a full range of clinical issues including the general examination, diagnostic procedures, arrhythmias, symptoms and disease states, valvular heart disease, cardiovascular pharmacology, and other medical conditions with associated cardiac involvement. Zero in on key information with bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from the leading cardiologists, and "Key Points" boxes that provide a concise overview of important board-relevant content. Review essential material efficiently with the "Top 100 Secrets in Cardiology" – perfect for last-minute study or self-assessment. Apply all the latest advances in clinical cardiology techniques, technology, and pharmacology. Access the complete text and illustrations online at Expert Consult, fully searchable.

Nephrology Secrets E Book

Author: Edgar V. Lerma
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323478755
Release Date: 2018-02-10
Genre: Medical

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. 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.

Renal and Electrolyte Disorders

Author: Robert W. Schrier
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496363237
Release Date: 2017-06-13
Genre: Medical

For more than 40 years, this well-regarded reference has bridged the gap between basic and clinical sciences for the many disorders associated with electrolyte imbalances and kidney dysfunction. Authoritative and easy to read, the eighth edition has been thoroughly updated by experts in the field to reflect recent developments in renal pathophysiology. Each chapter first introduces normal physiology, then covers each disorder’s clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment. Helpful diagrams, algorithms, and tables further explain the complex concepts.

Nephrology in 30 Days

Author: Robert Reilly
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071788403
Release Date: 2013-09-27
Genre: Medical

A fast, innovative way to learn the core principles and clinical entities associated with nephrology at the point of care A Doody's Core Title for 2015! Nephrology in 30 Days enables you to quickly and easily attain a complete understanding of the basics of nephrology, allowing you to successfully diagnose and manage kidney disease and its associated complications. Designed to impart this knowledge in just thirty days, this unique self-instructional tool is perfect for medical students, physician assistants, medical residents, andnephrology fellows rotating on the clinical nephrology service elective. Now in full color, Nephrology in 30 Days is the most effective way to gain a solid understanding of acute and chronic kidney diseases, disturbances of fluid and electrolyte balance, and disorders of acid-base and mineral metabolism homeostasis--in the least amount of time possible. Updated to include the latest research and advances, including: New formulas for estimating glomerular filtration rate The role of WNK kinases in distal tubular sodium and potassium handling Revised hyponatremia guidelines The use of vaptans for clinical use Newly reported forms of metabolic acidosis The role FGF-23 and Klotho play in phosphorus homeostasis Concerns about the use of erythropoietic stimulating agents Approaches to and classification of both chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury Discussion of urinalysis and urine microscopy in the evaluation of kidney disease New forms of tubulointerstitial disease such as immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease The pathological classification of systemic lupus nephritis and other glomerular diseases The mechanisms and causes of essential and secondary forms of hypertension

Nephrology and Hypertension Board Review

Author: Phuong-Chi T. Pham
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496356383
Release Date: 2016-08-16
Genre: Medical

Prepare for the nephrology boards with confidence! This comprehensive review book proportionally covers all topics listed in the American Board of Internal Medicine blueprint for the Nephrology Board, preparing you for success on the certification and recertification exam. The only review book of its kind, Nephrology and Hypertension Board Review features a concise outline format, line drawings, and tables that promote high-yield studying and effective retention of complex material. It’s a must-have resource for mastering the wide knowledge base needed for nephrology board prep and clinical practice.

Handbook of Dialysis

Author: John T. Daugirdas
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469830865
Release Date: 2014-11-24
Genre: Medical

This will be a completely revised and updated edition of this popular handbook. It provides practical, accessible information on all aspects of dialysis with emphasis on day-to-day patient management. Authored by international experts, chapters provide complete coverage of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, special problems in dialysis patients, and problems pertaining to various organ systems. –Provides practical, accessible information on all aspects of dialysis, with emphasis on day-to-day patient management –Targeted for nephrologists, nephrology/renal nurses, family physicians, dialysis centers –International experts provide complete coverage of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, special problems in dialysis patients and problems pertaining to various organ systems –New for this edition: •Expanded coverage of vascular access placement and management •Drugs in ESRD •Full discussion on importance of dietary control of sodium and phosphate •New regulatory issues (CMS, Medical Director responsibilities) •Update on US reimbursement/financial issues, the effects of bundling

Medical Secrets

Author: Mary P. Harward
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323063982
Release Date: 2011-04-27
Genre: Medical

Rev. ed. of: Medical secrets / [edited by] Anthony J. Zollo, Jr. 4th ed. c2005.

Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology E Book

Author: Richard J. Johnson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323242875
Release Date: 2014-09-05
Genre: Medical

Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. The right amount of basic science and practical clinical guidance assists in making efficient and informed decisions. Extensive updates on key topics keep you at the forefront of the field. New chapters on glomerulonephritis associated with complement disorders, interventional treatments for hypertension, renal disease and cancer, and epidemiology and prognostic impact of acute kidney injury. Over 1,500 color illustrations highlight key topics and detail pathogenesis for a full range of kidney conditions and clinical management. Hundreds of color coded algorithms promote quick reference and to help you retain concepts. Over 400 NEW self-assessment questions available at Expert Consult.

USMLE Step 1 Secrets E Book

Author: Thomas A. Brown
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323091268
Release Date: 2012-08-23
Genre: Medical

Use the proven format of the best-selling Secrets SeriesTM to prepare for the USMLE Step 1. Presented as questions and answers based on clinical vignettes, USMLE Step 1 Secrets will aid you in not only retaining but understanding key information for the boards. Co-authored by Dr.Tom Brown, author of Rapid Review in Physiology, and Dr.Dave Brown, the second edition has been updated to be even more concise and ultra high-yield, while still offering a complete overview of the key topics and the top “secrets and personal insights from the authors. Utilizes a case-based approach to prepare you for the Step 1 exam. Implements systems-based organization for an integrated approach. Uses the Secrets Q&A format to make learning interesting and effective. Uses a new Top 100 Secrets chapter as a recap of the most important information in the book to help you review quickly. Incorporates 7 new chapters, including Clinical Anatomy and Pharmacology, and Toxicology to expand coverage of high-yield areas and keep you current. Provides maximum information in minimal time to help fit a concise review into your busy schedule. Includes a color pathology and dermatology section to enhance the clarity and understanding of key images.

Critical Care Nephrology

Author: C. Ronco
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789401154826
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Medical

Internists, surgeons, critical care physicians and nephrologists all treat critically ill patients with renal failure and the multiple system organ dysfunction syndrome. A comprehensive review of the state of the art of this topic is definitely needed both in academic and clinical medicine, and Critical Care Nephrology fulfils this need. It is a useful reference tool for both nephrologists and intensive care specialists and it is therefore no coincidence that the editors of the book are themselves specialists in these particular fields. The book addresses the following: definitions of critical illness, epidemiology, monitoring and diagnostic procedures, pathophysiology of organ systems in relation to kidney function, concepts of renal physiologic and pathologic responses to various derangements, oxygen transport and cardiovascular adaptations, hemodynamic parameters, respiratory parameters, mechanical ventilation and cardiac support, and severity score parameters. The book is also devoted to all forms of acute renal failure with specific reference to intensive care patients. The nature of the multiple organ dysfunction syndrome is discussed with special emphasis on the impact of different organs dysfunction and kidney failure. Kidney function and acute renal failure in patients with kidney, liver and heart transplants is also considered, as well as acute illness occurring in chronic hemodialysis patients. Special emphasis is placed on therapeutic interventions and treatment procedures. Different forms of organ support are discussed including liver, lung and cardiac therapy.

Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

Author: Neil Turner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199592548
Release Date: 2015-10-22
Genre:

This fourth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology builds on the success and international reputation of the publication as an important resource for the practising clinician in the field. It provides practical, scholarly, and evidence-based coverage of the full spectrum of clinical nephrology, written by a global faculty of experts. The most relevant and important reference to clinical nephrology, this is an authoritative and comprehensive textbook combining the clinical aspects of renal disease essential to daily clinical practice with extensive information about the underlying basic science and current evidence available. Each section of the textbook has been critically and comprehensively edited under the auspices of a leading expert in the field. This new edition has been significantly expanded and reapportioned to reflect developments and new approaches to topics, and includes treatment algorithms to aid and enhance patient care where possible. The fourth edition offers increased focus on the medical aspects of transplantation, HIV-associated renal disease, and infection and renal disease, alongside entirely new sections on genetic topics and clinical and physiological aspects of fluid/electrolyte and tubular disorders. The emphasis throughout is on marrying advances in scientific research with clinical management. Richly illustrated throughout in full colour, this is a truly modern and attractive edition which reinforces the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology's position as an indispensable reference work of consistent quality and reliability. Enriched and refined by careful revision, this new edition continues the tradition of excellence.

Pain Management Secrets E Book

Author: Charles E. Argoff
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323413862
Release Date: 2018-01-15
Genre: Medical

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. Pain Management 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 Series® 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 pain management for in-training or practicing professionals. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Fully updated throughout, with new chapters on the latest areas in pain medicine, clear illustrations and figures, and a list of current websites that expedite study and review. Written and fully updated by internationally known pain medicine experts, including new editors Drs. Andrew Dubin and Julie Pilitsis.

The Washington Manual Nephrology Subspecialty Consult

Author: David Windus
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781791499
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Written by residents, fellows, and attending physicians, this thoroughly updated handbook is ideal for residents called on to do an inpatient consult, for students working on an inpatient medicine service, and for specialists seeking information on nephrology and general internal medicine management. The book covers inpatient and outpatient approaches, symptoms and diseases, and acute and chronic problems with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics. Sections cover general approaches to kidney disease; electrolytes and acid-base disorders; acute kidney injury and continuous renal replacement; causes of kidney disease; pregnancy and nephrolithiasis; and chronic kidney disease. Appendices list dosing adjustments for antimicrobials and antiretrovirals for patients with renal impairment. Key points about the diagnosis and management of disorders are bulleted for easy reference. This edition also includes illustrations. The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases E Book

Author: Scott Gilbert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323510615
Release Date: 2017-09-11
Genre: Medical

Ideal for residency, fellowship, clinical practice, and board review, the National Kidney Foundation’s Primer on Kidney Diseases, 7th Edition, by Drs. Scott J. Gilbert and Daniel E. Weiner, offers comprehensive coverage of adult and pediatric kidney diseases in an authoritative, practical resource. Well organized and highly readable, it covers every relevant topic in the field, from anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, to diagnosis and management of kidney disease, to fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and renal transplantation. Trusted by nephrologists at all levels of experience for nearly 25 years, this powerful learning tool and clinical reference is a joint publication of Elsevier and the National Kidney Foundation. Thoroughly covers hot topics in this fast-changing field, including ongoing clinical research and changing treatment protocols. A new chapter on inherited kidney diseases, with a specific focus on APOL1 and the implications of APOL1 carrier status for kidney disease in African-Americans. A new approach to membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, focusing on the role of complement as a way to approach both the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. Additions to the chapter on hemodialysis, specifically incorporating information on hemodiafiltration. Updates in the management of hypertension, incorporating results from SPRINT and ACCORD as well as data on treatment of renal artery sclerosis and renal denervation into the approach for blood pressure management.