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Renal Failure

Diagnosis & Treatment

  • J. Gary Abuelo

Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 37)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction and causes

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      Pages 1-1
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      Pages 7-9
  3. The evaluation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
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  4. The various causes of renal failure and their diagnoses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
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      Pages 55-57
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      Pages 93-116
    6. Douglas Shemin
      Pages 117-130
    7. Aaron Spital
      Pages 131-141
  5. The differential diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
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      Pages 145-148
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  6. Management of Renal Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Rex L. Mahnensmith, Douglas Shemin
      Pages 169-186
    3. J. Gary Abuelo, August Zabbo, Douglas Shemin, Aaron Spital
      Pages 187-229
  7. Problem cases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. J. Gary Abuelo
      Pages 233-253
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 255-278

About this book

Introduction

Renal Failure, Diagnosis & Treatment is a practical book that provides a comprehensive description of the evaluation of renal insufficiency. It teaches the physician how to recognise the tell-tale signs of the diseases that cause kidney failure and how to confirm their presence in an efficient manner. Major teaching points are reinforced by the presentation of 20 problem cases for the reader's diagnosis. The book also details the general management of the patient with renal failure and the treatment of various causative diseases.

Keywords

Laboratory diagnosis differential diagnosis diseases evaluation kidney laboratory tests management renal failure renal insufficiency treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Gary Abuelo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Brown University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Division of Renal Diseases, Department of MedicineRhode Island HospitalProvidenceUSA

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