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Pediatric Nephrology for Primary Care

By American Academy of Pediatrics
Edited by Amin Y. Barakat, MD, FAAP and Russell W. Chesney, MD, FAAP

This clinical resource is purpose-built to help primary caregivers take a lead role in diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of diverse pediatric kidney diseases. Diagnose and manage renal diseases with confidence. The resource book has clear, concise overviews of the full range of renal conditions you're likely to encounter; evidence-based discussion of each condition's clinical course, pathogenesis, and etiology; expert management recommendations and valuable clinical pearls, tables, algorithms, and clinical calculators to help with differential diagnosis and patient workups; advice on when to treat vs when to refer; practical implications of recent research findings; and how-to diagnostic solutions. Contents include evaluating patient presentation; history and physical examination; examination of the urine; use of the clinical laboratory; imaging of the kidney and urinary tract; prenatal and perinatal diagnosis; guidelines for patient referral; proven approaches to common conditions; congenital abnormalities; urinary tract infection; hematuria and proteinuria; glomerular disease; renal tubular disease; water and electrolyte disorders; acute kidney injury; chronic renal failure; hypertension; genetic diseases; and kidney in systemic disease.

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