Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Maryam Khosravi, Edward Kingdon, Ben Caplin
    Pages 1-17
  3. Scott R. Henderson, Mark Harber
    Pages 19-28
  4. Benjamin Salt, Antony Goode
    Pages 29-38
  5. Nick Woodward, Mark Harber
    Pages 39-45
  6. Yogita Aggarwal, Mark Harber, Christopher M. Laing
    Pages 63-73
  7. Andrew Davenport
    Pages 75-90
  8. Aisling O’Riordan
    Pages 91-99
  9. Antje Fürstenberg, Stephen B. Walsh, Christopher M. Laing
    Pages 101-122
  10. Stephen B. Walsh
    Pages 123-133
  11. Marc Jonathan George, Reecha Sofat, Aroon D. Hingorani, Raymond MacAllister
    Pages 135-145
  12. Reecha Sofat, Marc Jonathan George, Aroon D. Hingorani, Raymond MacAllister
    Pages 147-156
  13. Peter W. Mathieson
    Pages 157-159
  14. Peter W. Mathieson
    Pages 183-188
  15. Daniel P. Gale, Mared Owen-Casey
    Pages 189-202
  16. Chee Kay Cheung, Joanna K. F. Boyd, Jonathan Barratt
    Pages 203-213

About this book


This book will provide readers with a practice-based approach to all aspects of clinical nephrology. Written by experts in the field, Practical Nephrology offers invaluable practical advice on how to manage specific illnesses and, uniquely, the importance of establishing systems and processes to improve patient safety, enhance the patient pathway and guidance on how to systematically improve clinical governance.

A unique aspect of this book are the tips and tricks and, suggestions for avoiding common errors based on the vast experience of the authors. In addition, the Editor has collated a list of links to international registries and guidelines as well as selected disease specific organisations, providing both clinicians and patients with access to helpful and recommended resources.

Designed and written in a user-friendly fashion, Practical Nephrology will be the definitive reference for practising nephrologists, trainees and non-nephrologist who encounter renal patients in their daily practice.


Acute Kidney Injury Chronic Kidney Disease Haemodialysis Hepatorenal Kidney Kidney Disease Nephrology Nephropathy Peritoneal Dialysis Podocytopathies Renal Replacement Transplant surgery Urinary Tract Infection

Editors and affiliations

  • Mark Harber
    • 1
  1. 1.UCL Department of NephrologyRoyal Free London NHS Foundation TrustLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-5546-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-5547-8
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