The Washington Manual of Nephrology Subspecialty Consult has been thoroughly updated and covers inpatient and outpatient management of nephrology with the same clinical practicality as the widely-popular Washington Manual ™ of Medical Therapeutics. It has been written by the residents, fellows, and attending physicians of the distinguished Washington University School of Medicine and is tailored for residents performing inpatient consults, students working on an inpatient medicine service, and specialists seeking fast-access information on the management of common renal diseases.
Organized for quick and easy access to information, this handbook includes sections on general approaches to kidney disease, electrolyte and acid-base disorders, acute kidney injury and continuous renal replacement, causes of kidney disease, pregnancy and nephrolithiasis, and chronic kidney disease. Appendices include dosing adjustments for antimicrobials and antiretrovirals and a listing of red flag drugs that may cause renal impairment.Don't miss the other key topics in The Washington Manual ™ Subspecialty Consult Series:* Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology* Gastroenterology* Hematology and Oncology* Infectious Disease* RheumatologyThe 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.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Number of pages: 408
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 18 mm
Edition: 3rd edition
"It serves as a quick reference in the clinical setting, presenting well-organized guidelines for the management of patients with renal pathophysiology. Overall, it provides evidence-based and standard of care recommendations for completing a basic nephrology consult and would be a helpful tool during a resident rotation."
Jon Webb, MD(University of Kentucky College of Medicine)
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