Kidney Disease in Primary Care
|von Anil K. Mandal|
From Book News, Inc. Twenty-four contributions provide primary care physicians with practical approaches to common clinical problems. Interpretation of common radiographic and laboratory techniques are discussed, as are approaches to fluid and electrolyte disturbances, elevated levels of urea and creatinine, and outpatient issues such as the proper approach to proteinuria, and management strategies for hypertension, heart failure, edema, diabetes, glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidney disease, kidney stones, and urinary tract infection. Important issues of patient counseling, proper drug dosing, and nutritional approaches are also covered. Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR
Synopsis This text integrates the pathophysiology of kidney disease with diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the patient. It attempts to put kidney disease in a broader context of wider care.