Book 2014

Managing Renal Injury in the Elderly Patient


ISBN: 978-3-642-39946-6 (Print) 978-3-642-39947-3 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-v

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-2

    Managing Kidney Injury in Older Patients

  3. Chapter

    Pages 3-12

    Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcome

  4. Chapter

    Pages 13-17

    Assessing Glomerular Filtration Rate in Older Adults

  5. Chapter

    Pages 19-32

    Risk Assessment and Diagnostic Criteria of Acute Kidney Injury: The Role of Tubular Damage Markers

  6. Chapter

    Pages 33-46

    Pathogenesis and Susceptibility to Injury

  7. Chapter

    Pages 47-58

    Drug Kinetics, Dosing, and Renal Toxicity in Older Adults

  8. Chapter

    Pages 59-71

    Acute Dialysis in Older Patients

  9. Chapter

    Pages 73-83

    Quality of Life, Functional Status, and Specific Medical Problems in Older Patients

  10. Chapter

    Pages 85-96

    End-of-Life Decision Making in Older Patients with Acute Kidney Injury and End-Stage Renal Disease: Ethical Perspectives

  11. Back Matter

    Pages 97-100