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Title Essentials of chronic kidney disease / Stephen Z. Fadem, MD, editor.

Publication Info. New York : Nova Biomedical, 2015.


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xx, 389 pages) : color illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Renal, metabolic and urologic disorders
Renal, metabolic and urologic disorders.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Vendor-supplied metadata.
Contents Chapter 1: Defining, Classifying and Staging Chronic Kidney Disease; Introduction; Definition of CKD; Classification of CKD: Cause of Disease; Classification of CKD: GFR; Classification of CKD: Albuminuria; Staging of CKD; Possible Future Directions; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2: Selecting the Right Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate; Introduction; Creatinine-Based Estimating Equations.
(Initial Test)Cystatin C-Based Estimating Equations (Confirmatory Tests); Measured GFR As a Confirmatory Test; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Reversing the Reversible; Introduction; Common Causes of Reversible Kidney Function; Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) Use; Dehydration in CKD; Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibition/Angiotensin II Receptor Blockade -- ACE/ARB Therapy; Body Building; Cardiac Decompensation; Recent Contrast Study; Recent Urinary Tract or Upper Respiratory Tract Infection; Recent Hospitalization with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI); Obesity.
Poorly Controlled Blood Pressure or DiabetesObstructive Uropathy; Exacerbation of an Underlying Disease; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease: An Overview; Introduction; 1. Treating the Underlying Disease; 2. Hypertension Control; 3. Blood Sugar Control; 4. Converting Enzyme Inhibitor (ACE) or Angiotensin Receptor Blockade (ARB) Therapy (NOT Both); 5. Control Metabolic Acidosis; 6. Avoid Toxic Medications; 7. Lifestyle Modifications; a. Dietary Protein Restriction; b. Obesity; c. Salt Restriction; d. Fructose and Uric Acid; e. Dietary Phosphorus Restriction.
F. Hyperlipidemia/Statin Useg. Vitamins; 1) Vitamin D; 2) Lipoic acid and Pyridoxine; h. Cigarette Smoking Avoidance; i. Exercise; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Imaging in Chronic Kidney Disease; Introduction; Imaging Modalities; Ultrasound; Doppler Ultrasound; CT; MR; Kidney Tissue Characterization; Assessment of Renal Artery Blood Flow: Non-Contrast; Contrast Enhanced MRI and CKD; Assessment of Tissue Microstructure; Kidney Perfusion; Nuclear Medicine studies; Angiography; References; Chapter 6: Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease: Critical Analysis; Introduction.
Screening for CKD -- Process, Goalsand Objectives; Controversies Surrounding Screening for CKD; Summary and Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: Using Guidelines in the Approach to the Chronic Kidney Disease Patient; Introduction; References; Chapter 8: Acute Kidney Injury: Classification and Prognosis; CKD after AKI; Improving Risk Assessment; Conclusion; References; Chapter 9: Nutritional Therapy for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease; Introduction; CKD Stimulates Protein Catabolism; Dietary Manipulation to Improve CKD; Dietary Protein; Protein Requirements for CKD Patients.
Summary This book is designed to enable clinicians faced with a patient who has a kidney problem, to develop an organized and structured approach that is based on either evidence or expert opinion, well substantiated by literature, and in sync with present knowledge and concepts. It should therefore be valuable to the reader, whether involved in physician education or in clinical practice, or whether a medical student, house officer or seasoned clinician. It can serve as a resource to the internist or primary care physician deciding upon when to refer a patient to the nephrologist. The health plan dir.
Subject Chronic renal failure.
Kidneys -- Diseases.
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Nephrology.
Chronic renal failure. (OCoLC)fst00860126
Kidneys -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst00987389
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Fadem, Stephen Z., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Fadem, Stephen Z. Essentials of Chronic Kidney Disease. Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2015 9781634825429 (OCoLC)905379535
ISBN 9781634825726 (electronic bk.)
1634825721 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000056695343

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