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This authority of Harrison's in a handy, full-color paperback devoted exclusively to Nephrology and Acid-Base Disorders. Featuring the chapters on Nephrology and Acid-Base Disorders that appear in the landmark "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17/e", this compact clinical companion delivers all the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. You'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors - presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or the point of care. With its ease of use, indispensable diagnosis-speeding guidelines, and acclaimed state-of-the-art strategies, "Harrison's Nephrology and Acid Base Disorders" is a must for students and clinicians alike.
"Harrison's Nephrology and Acid-Base Disorders" delivers: current, complete coverage of all major renal-related presentations and diseases, as well as acid-base and electrolyte disorders; 63 high-yield self-assessment Q&A for exam and board review drawn from "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17/e"; a timely focus on the impact of scientific advances, with a look at how genetics and molecular biology are transforming the field; new diagnostic and treatment strategies based on evidence from recent clinical studies; integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented chapters; valuable content in print form from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD; helpful appendix that highlights laboratory values of clinical importance; and, everything you would expect from Harrison's tailored to your specialty. The Harrison's specialty series is written by the same world-renowned author team who brought you "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17/e": Anthony S. Fauci, MD; Eugene Braunwald, MD; Dennis L. Kasper, MD; Stephen L. Hauser, MD; Dan L. Longo, MD; J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD; and, Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD.


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Contributors Preface SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO THE RENAL SYSTEM 1. Basic Biology of the Kidney, Alfred L. George, Jr., Eric G. Neilson 2. Adaptation of the Kidney to Renal Injury, Raymond C. Harris, Jr., Eric G. Neilson SECTION II: ALTERATIONS OF RENAL FUNCTION AND ELECTROLYTES 3. Azotemia and Urinary Abnormalities, Bradley M. Denker, Barry M. Brenner 4. Atlas of Urinary Sediments and Renal Biopsies, Agnes B. Fogo, Eric G. Neilson 5. Acidosis and Alkalosis, Thomas D. DuBose, Jr. 6. Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances, Gary G. Singer, Barry M. Brenner 7. Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia, Sundeep Khosla 8. Hyperuricemia and Gout, Robert L. Wortmann, H. Ralph Schumacher, Lan X. Chen 9. Nephrolithiasis, John R. Asplin, Fredric L. Coe, Murray J. Favus SECTION III: ACUTE AND CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE 10. Acute Renal Failure, Kathleen D. Liu, Glenn M. Chertow 11. Chronic Kidney Disease, Joanne M. Bargman, Karl Skorecki 12. Dialysis in the Treatment of Renal Failure, Kathleen D. Liu, Glenn M. Chertow 13. Transplantation in the Treatment of Renal Failure, Charles B. Carpenter, Edgar L. Milford, Mohamed H. Sayegh 14. Infections in Transplant Recipients, Robert Finberg, Joyce Fingeroth SECTION IV: GLOMERULAR AND TUBULAR DISORDERS 15. Glomerular Diseases, Julia B. Lewis, Eric G. Neilson 16. Polycystic Kidney Disease and Other Inherited Tubular Disorders, David J. Salant, Parul S. Patel 17. Tubulointerstitial Diseases of the Kidney, Alan S. L. Yu, Barry M. Brenner SECTION V: RENAL VASCULAR DISEASE 18. Vascular Injury to the Kidney, Kamal F. Badr, Barry M. Brenner 19. Hypertensive Vascular Disease, Theodore A. Kotchen SECTION VI: URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS AND OBSTRUCTION 20. Urinary Tract Infections, Pyelonephritis, and Prostatitis, Walter E. Stamm 21. Urinary Tract Obstruction, Julian L. Seifter, Barry M. Brenner SECTION VII: CANCER OF THE KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT 22. Bladder and Renal Cell Carcinomas, Howard I. Scher, Robert J. Motzer Appendix: Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance, Alexander Kratz, Michael A. Pesce, Daniel J. Fink Review and Self-Assessment: Charles Wiener, Gerald Bloomfield, Cynthia D. Brown, Joshua Schiffer, Adam Spivak Index


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ISBN-13: 9780071663403
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: July, 2010
Pages: 320

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