The recent advances in many aspects of kidney diseases have mandated the ninth edition of Schrier's Diseases of the Kidney. This all-encompassing work provides both clinicians and academicians with information they need to treat and study kidney disorders. Combining basic and clinical sciences, the book provides authoritative, concise, and readily accessible information. About 200 international authorities, guided by a team of five distinguished authorities in nephrology, create an invaluable resource. Dr. Schrier, the long-time sole editor of this work, has recruited four eminent nephrologists as co-editors for this edition. The book is divided into eleven sections that cover: Structural, Functional Correlations in the Kidney Clinical Evaluation Cystic and Tubular Disorders Infections of the Urinary Tract and the Kidney Acute Renal Injury Hypertension Glomerular, Interstitial, and Vascular Renal Diseases Systemic Diseases of the Kidney Disorders of Electrolyte, Water, and Acid-Base Chronic Kidney Disease Management of End-Stage Renal Disease Plus, with this new edition you have FREE online access to the companion website that contains fully searchable text and an image bank so you have access to the content anytime, anywhere.
Revised and updated by experts in both nephrology and clinical nutrition, this seventh edition of Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney provides practical and clinically relevant information for addressing the nutritional needs of patients with acute and chronic kidney disease. Concise yet in-depth, the book is packed with tables and charts in every chapter, and outlines detailed and daily nutritional requirements, including proteins, vitamins, minerals, lipids, other fatty acids, and more. Features: -Useful for physicians, dietitians, nurses, and anyone who works with patients afflicted by chronic kidney disease (CKD), hemodialysis (HD), peritoneal dialysis (PD), and kidney transplants. -Each chapter contains tables and figures that visually demonstrate nutritional principles and enable you to find essential information quickly. -Presents easy-to-follow sample menus with lists of ingredients and dietary recommendations. -Chapters cover the affects of kidney disease on metabolism and hormonal function, nutritional approaches to caring for different patient types, an overview of nutritional biochemistry and digestive physiology in healthy adults, and more. -Includes guidelines and requirements for people with hypertension. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: -The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time-providing a seamless reading experience online or offline. -Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks. -Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design. -The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click.
Improve your patients? quality of life with evidence-based, practical guidance on every aspect of today?s dialysis. For more than 20 years, Henrich?s Principles and Practice of Dialysis has been the go-to resource for comprehensive, accessible information on the challenges of managing the wide variety of patients who receive dialysis. This Fifth Edition brings you fully up to date with new chapters, a new eBook edition, two new editors and new contributors who offer practical experience and a fresh perspective. Clearly written and unique in scope, it helps you meet the growing demand for this procedure by providing a solid foundation in both basic science and clinical application. Key Features: - All chapters are fully updated and offer unparalleled coverage of the changing nature of modern dialysis practice. - A new chapter on pregnancy and dialysis addresses the unique needs of this special patient population. - A new chapter on cystic kidney disease and ESRD provides the latest information on complications that can lead to kidney failure. - Other new chapters include home hemodialysis, the wearable artificial kidney, and respiratory disorders in dialysis patients. - Sections cover technical and procedural considerations in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, clinical considerations in the evaluation of dialysis patients, drugs and intoxications, dialysis in the pediatric population, and the business of dialysis. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: - Complete content with enhanced navigation - Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web - Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation - Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text - Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues - Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Renal pathophysiology can be a difficult subject even for the most advanced medical students. This Fifth Edition of Renal Pathophysiology: The Essentials provides an easy-to-read, case-based approach to learning the mechanisms of renal disease. Each chapter focuses on a mechanism of kidney disease and includes an opening case, learning objectives, integrated open-ended questions, and chapter-ending summaries. Updated with the latest clinical advances and research, this edition also features full-color illustrations and photomicrographs, suggested readings, and online and in-book Q&As. -Updated chapter-opening Case Presentations (with Summary and Case Case Discussion at the end of chapter) introduce real-life clinical situations and allow students to apply what they've learned. -New illustrations and clinical images clarify key concepts, key terms are now bolded, and a new appendix lists formulas and lab values for easy reference. -Open-ended and multiple-choice questions stimulate critical thinking and allow students to gauge their mastery of the information. -Separate Summary and Case Discussion boxes provide at-a-glance, bulleted information for easy review.