Clinical Handbook of Nephrology 1st Edition

Clinical Handbook of Nephrology 1st Edition

Concise and easy to navigate, Clinical Handbook of Nephrology contains vital, everyday information on renal physiology and a wide range of topics, including diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic kidney diseases, hypertension, electrolyte and acid-base disorders, dialysis, and kidney transplantation. This fully up-to-date reference (formerly Nephrology Pocket, a textbook originally published by Börm Bruckmeier) is ideal for physicians, nurses,  dialysis center staff, medical students, and trainees, offering a practical roadmap for managing the renal disorders most likely to be encountered in clinical practice.

  • Contains dozens of diagnostic and treatment algorithms, tables, and charts that allow you to find answers quickly and easily at the point of care. 
  • Allows you to easily find protocols, drug information and treatment guidelines, including the latest KDIGO (Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes) for the evaluation and management of chronic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, and blood pressure management.  
  • Provides sections on symptoms, signs, and differential diagnoses that allow you to quickly identify common differentials.  
  • Features dedicated chapters on kidney stones, dialysis, and kidney transplantation.  
  • Includes common labs useful for ruling out other medical causes of renal disorders.  
  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. 

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Kidney Transplantation – Principles and Practice: Expert Consult – Online and Print (Morris,Kidney Transplantation) 7th Edition

Kidney Transplantation – Principles and Practice: Expert Consult – Online and Print (Morris,Kidney Transplantation) 7th Edition

With meticulous updates throughout, Kidney Transplantation remains your definitive medical resource for state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of renal transplantation. A multidisciplinary approach from internationally renowned nephrologists from around the world offers practice-applicable guidance for all members of the transplant team. With coverage encompassing applied science, surgical techniques, immunosuppressive methods, outcomes, risks, and medical considerations related to kidney transplantation, both in adults and children, you’ll have the balanced information you need to achieve the best possible outcomes.

  • Visualize key concepts and discern nuances of renal transplantation techniques through more than 335 superb illustrations.
  • Access the fully searchable text online anywhere, anytime with Expert Consult online access.
  • Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with state-of-the-art coverage of all areas of kidney transplantation such as preservation of kidneys; mechanisms of rejection and the induction of tolerance; techniques of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy; and immunosuppression.
  • Stay current with new chapters on Belatacept; kidney paired donation programs for living donors; and evidence in transplantation, plus comprehensive updates throughout.
  • Hone your knowledge and clinical skills with new video clips at Expert Consult that demonstrate the formation of an immune synapse, 3-D rotational images of immune synapses, an NK cell killing its target, peritoneal dialysis-catheter insertion techniques, brain death examination, and more.

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Kidney Transplantation – Principles and Practice: Expert Consult – Online and Print 8th Edition

Kidney Transplantation – Principles and Practice: Expert Consult – Online and Print 8th Edition

Offering practical guidance for all members of the transplant teamKidney Transplantation, Principles and Practice, 8th Edition, provides the balanced, up-to-date information you need to achieve optimal outcomes for your patients. A global team of internationally renowned surgeons and nephrologists, many new to this edition, offers fresh perspectives on everything from applied science and surgical techniques to immunosuppressive methods, outcomes, risks, and medical considerations related to kidney transplantation, in both adults and children.

  • Offers state-of-the-art coverage of all areas of kidney transplantation such as preservation of kidneys; mechanisms of rejection and the induction of tolerance; techniques of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy; and immunosuppression.

  • Contains up-to-date outcomes data and analysis of the evidence supporting current practice in the field.

  • Includes new information on desensitization and considerable new data on the clinical use of costimulation blockade.

  • Keeps you current with new chapters on kidney allocation policy that reflects the ethical and societal values of different countries and populations; and biomarkers of kidney injury and rejection, including the need for better monitoring tools to guide therapy and patient management.

  • Covers hot topics such as management of chronic allograft failure, the sensitized patient and antibody-mediated rejection, and paired exchange principles.

  • Features hundreds of superb illustrations to help you visualize key concepts and nuances of renal transplantation.

  • Provides dynamic visual guidance with new real-time video coverage of ultrasound-guided pancreas allograft biopsy; a new animation of calcineurin inhibitor mechanism of action animation; and videos that demonstrate the formation of an immune synapse, 3-D rotational images of immune synapses, an NK cell killing its target, peritoneal dialysis-catheter insertion techniques, laparoendoscopic single site (LESS) donor nephrectomy, and more.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices

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Handbook of Dialysis Therapy 6th Edition

Handbook of Dialysis Therapy 6th Edition

Edited and written by top experts and pioneers in dialysis, Handbook of Dialysis Therapy, 6th Edition, provides the entire dialysis team with a comprehensive overview of this growing field. It covers traditional and advanced procedures, what pitfalls to expect and how to overcome them, and how best to treat various patient populations―all with a practical approach that can be directly applied to patient care. This must-have resource has been updated with the latest cutting-edge technology, dialysis techniques, and complications related to various diseases for both pediatric and adult patients.
Explains complex dialysis concepts through abundant diagrams, photos, line drawings, and tables, while its readable, hands-on approach allows for quick review of key information.

Covers both adult and pediatric patients in detail, and offers guidance on special populations such as the geriatric patients and the chronically ill.

Features increased content on home-based dialysis modalities, new alternatives for establishing vascular access for hemodialysis, new protocols for reducing the risk of infection and complications, and advancements in establishing and managing peritoneal dialysis.

Includes extensive pediatric content such as prevention and treatment of bone disease, management of anemia, assessing quality of life in pediatric patients undergoing dialysis, and immunizations in children undergoing dialysis.

Defines the quality imperatives, roles, and responsibilities of dialysis facility medical directors and attending nephrologists.

Updates nephrologists on the latest alternative dialysis modalities.

Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 2nd Edition

Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 2nd Edition

Fully revised and expanded for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension provides clear, concise information and practical guidance on the day-to-day management of patients with renal disease. It is the essential resource for all those working with renal patients, including specialist trainees in nephrology, foundation doctors, renal nurses and general practitioners. A vital practical guide for those on the wards, and a valuable resource for all those studying for exams, this is the must-have handbook of renal medicine.

Based on the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology and companion to the Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, this handbook provides vital clinical knowledge on the full breadth of renal care. The chapters on AKI and CKD have been significantly expanded to represent their enhanced primacy in both primary and secondary care. The recent shift in understanding from acute renal failure to AKI has led to fast-paced change, and this handbook has been specifically revised to ensure the reader is up-to-the-minute in this vital area of renal care. Renal transplantation has also greatly increased in volume and complexity in recent years and a full chapter has been given to this important area, which has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded.

Comprehensive, easy-to-use, and concise, with a strong focus on practical advice, and detailed guidance on everything from common conditions to complex clinical care, this handbook ensures that the reader always has the information they need at their fingertips.

Oxford Handbook of Dialysis (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 4th Edition

Oxford Handbook of Dialysis (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 4th Edition

The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis is a comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of dialysis, the management of patients with end stage kidney disease, and all its complications. The fourth edition has been completely updated, and covers all aspects of dialysis from haemodialysis techniques and haemodiafitration, to the medical, nursing and psychosocial aspects of managing patients with end stage kidney failure.

Renal transplantation, plasma exchange, palliative care, and drug dosing are discussed, along with end of life care, and comnplications of chronic kdney disease. This handbook is packed with practical guidance and management, presented in a compact and easy to use format. The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis is aimed at all health care professionals dealing with dialysis patients from nephrologists to dieticians, as well as pharmacists, nurses, and surgeons. There are specific chapters on nursing patients on haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, and detailed nutrition and drug prescribing chapters.

The fourth edition includes new sections on renal replacement therapies in acute kidney injury, home dialysis, new peritoneal dialysis fluids, new drugs including new epoietins and phosphate binders, updated sections on nocturnal dialysis, dialysis monitoring, encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis, sleep disorders, etc. The handbook is easy to read, very practical, and focussed, with individual topics covered on one or two pages. This book should have a home in every renal unit, dialysis centre, renal ward, and be close to hand for every nephrologist, renal trainee, or renal nurse.

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Evidence-Based Nephrology, 2 Volume Set (Evidence-Based Medicine) 2nd Edition

Evidence-Based Nephrology, 2 Volume Set (Evidence-Based Medicine) 2nd Edition

Evidence-based Nephrology provides students of nephrology and practicing clinicians with a convenient single source of clinical evidence that has been passed through an evidence-based filter. This fully revised second edition incorporates substantial new available data, updated methods of research synthesis, and a renewed focus on consumer engagement in the evaluation and management kidney disease.

This updated textbook includes twenty new chapters and three new sections, covering supportive care and patient-centered care and outcomes. In addition, every chapter that was in the first edition has been extensively updated. This new edition covers epidemiology, acute kidney injury, primary diseases of the kidney, secondary diseases of the kidney, chronic kidney disease and complications, hemodialysis, chronic kidney disease stage 5, peritoneal dialysis, supportive care, transplantation, electrolytes and acid-base disorders, and patient centered care and outcomes for both adult and for pediatric patients.

Boasting a new co-editor along with several new chapter authors and section editors, Evidence-based Nephrology is now an even better evidence-based nephrology tool, where each chapter provides a clear foundation of the topic that is supported by the best current evidence. This new edition includes broader coverage of the available evidence and addresses crucial clinical questions regarding the treatment and care of people with all stages of chronic kidney disease, including people undergoing any form of dialysis (hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis), those requiring kidney transplantation and pediatric patients.

Evidence-based Nephrology, Second Edition, is a core resource for the evidence-based nephrology practitioner who is otherwise limited by time constraints from researching every question that may arise daily in the care of their patients.

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Oxford Desk Reference: Nephrology (Oxford Desk Reference Series) 2nd Edition

Oxford Desk Reference: Nephrology (Oxford Desk Reference Series) 2nd Edition

In this era of evidence-based medicine, one of the biggest challenges confronting clinicians is keeping abreast with often rapidly changing recommendations that guide clinical practice. This new edition of The Oxford Desk Reference in Nephrology is designed to overcome this problem. The editors have produced a comprehensive summary of nephrology which focuses on aspects of renal disease that are important to the clinician and have brought together the key
recommendations found in current evidence-based guidelines and presented them in a uniform and accessible format.

It has been designed and written so that locating information is both quick and simple, and the layout of the chapters allows the reader to identify and assimilate information rapidly.

Fully updated, with new chapters covering developments in nephrological practice, in particular a section on Covid 19 and the kidneys, this Desk Reference is an important addition to the armamentarium for nephrology trainees, and consultants as well as trainees in general medicine.

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Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology 7th Edition

Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology 7th Edition

Written for fellows, practicing nephrologists, and internists who treat patients with disorders affecting the renal system, Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology, 7th Edition, offers a practical approach to this complex field, supported by underlying scientific facts and pathophysiology. World leaders in nephrology provide current information on clinical procedures and conditions, covering everything from fluid and electrolyte disorders to hypertension, diabetes, dialysis, transplantation, and more―all in a single, convenient volume.

  • Provides a “just right” amount of basic science and practical clinical guidance to help you make efficient and informed decisions.
  • Contains new chapters on Blood Pressure Management in the Dialysis Patient, Kidney Diseases Associated with Corona Viruses, Ultrasound Imaging in Nephrology, and Radiologic and Nuclear Imaging in Nephrology.
  • Includes more than 1,500 full-color illustrations that highlight key topics and detail pathogenesis for a full range of kidney conditions and clinical management.
  • Covers key topics such as COVID-19, chronic kidney disease, end stage kidney disease, kidney transplantation, glomerular disease, onco-nephrology, dialysis, and much more.
  • Features popular, color-coded algorithms that provide easy access to important content: yellow boxes for general information, green boxes for therapeutic intervention, and blue boxes for necessary investigations.
  • Includes quick-reference boxes with links to clinical guidelines in all relevant chapters, plus self-assessment questions online.
  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.

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Evidence-Based Nephrology, 2 Volume Set (Evidence-Based Medicine) 2nd Edition

Evidence-Based Nephrology, 2 Volume Set (Evidence-Based Medicine) 2nd Edition

Evidence-based Nephrology provides students of nephrology and practicing clinicians with a convenient single source of clinical evidence that has been passed through an evidence-based filter. This fully revised second edition incorporates substantial new available data, updated methods of research synthesis, and a renewed focus on consumer engagement in the evaluation and management kidney disease.

This updated textbook includes twenty new chapters and three new sections, covering supportive care and patient-centered care and outcomes. In addition, every chapter that was in the first edition has been extensively updated. This new edition covers epidemiology, acute kidney injury, primary diseases of the kidney, secondary diseases of the kidney, chronic kidney disease and complications, hemodialysis, chronic kidney disease stage 5, peritoneal dialysis, supportive care, transplantation, electrolytes and acid-base disorders, and patient centered care and outcomes for both adult and for pediatric patients.

Boasting a new co-editor along with several new chapter authors and section editors, Evidence-based Nephrology is now an even better evidence-based nephrology tool, where each chapter provides a clear foundation of the topic that is supported by the best current evidence. This new edition includes broader coverage of the available evidence and addresses crucial clinical questions regarding the treatment and care of people with all stages of chronic kidney disease, including people undergoing any form of dialysis (hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis), those requiring kidney transplantation and pediatric patients.

Evidence-based Nephrology, Second Edition, is a core resource for the evidence-based nephrology practitioner who is otherwise limited by time constraints from researching every question that may arise daily in the care of their patients.

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