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    [edited by] Scott J. Gilbert, Daniel E. Weiner ; associate editors, Andrew Bomback, Mark A. Perazella, Marcello Tonelli.
    Summary: "Ideal for residency, fellowship, clinical practice, and board review, the National Kidney Foundation's Primer on Kidney Diseases, 7th Edition, by Drs. Scott J. Gilbert and Daniel E. Weiner, offers comprehensive coverage of adult and pediatric kidney diseases in an authoritative, practical resource. Well organized and highly readable, it covers every relevant topic in the field, from anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, to diagnosis and management of kidney disease, to fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and renal transplantation"--Publisher's description.

    Structure and function of the kidney. Overview of kidney structure and function
    Kidney development
    Assessment of kidney function in acute and chronic settings
    Urinalysis and urine microscopy
    Hematuria and proteinuria
    Imaging the kidneys
    Acid/base and electrolytes. Hyponatremia and hypoosmolar disorders
    Volume, edema and the clinical use of diuretics
    Disorders of potassium metabolism
    Disorders of calcium, phosphorus, & magnesium homeostasis
    Approach to acid-base disorders
    Metabolic acidosis
    Metabolic alkalosis
    Respiratory acidosis and alkalosis
    Glomerular diseases. Glomerular clinicopathologic syndromes
    Minimal change nephrotic syndrome
    Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
    Membranous nephropathy
    Immunoglobulin a nephropathy and related disorders
    Kidney in systemic diseases. Complement-mediated glomerulonephritis and thrombotic microangiopathy
    Infection-related glomerulonephritis
    Viral nephropathies: human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis c virus, and hepatitis B virus
    Kidney involvement in systemic vasculitis
    Systemic lupus erythematosus and the kidney
    Pathogenesis, pathophysiology, and treatment of diabetic nephropathy
    The kidney in malignancy
    Myeloma, amyloid and other dysproteinemias
    Acute cardiorenal syndrome
    Hepatorenal syndrome and other liver-related kidney diseases
    Acute kidney injury. Clinical approach to the diagnosis of acute kidney injury
    Acute tubular injury and acute tubular necrosis
    Acute interstitial nephritis
    Management of acute kidney injury
    Drugs and the kidney. Kidney disease caused by therapeutic agents
    Principles of drug therapy in patients with reduced kidney function
    Hereditary kidney disease. Genetics and kidney disease (APOL1)
    Genetically based renal transport disorders
    Sickle cell nephropathy
    Polycystic and other cystic kidney diseases
    Nephronophthisis and medullary cystic kidney disease
    Alport's syndrome and thin basement membrane Dz
    Fabry disease
    Tubulointerstitial diseases. Chronic tubulointerstitial disease
    Obstructive uropathy
    Urinary tract infection and pyelonephritis
    Special circumstances. Kidney diseases in infants and children
    The kidney in pregnancy
    Kidney disease in the elderly
    Global kidney disease
    Chronic kidney disease. Development and progression of chronic kidney disease
    Staging and management of chronic kidney disease
    Nutrition and kidney disease
    Bone disorders in chronic kidney disease
    Cardiac function and cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease
    Anemia and other hematologic complications of chronic kidney disease
    Dialysis and transplantation. Hemodialysis and hemofiltration
    Peritoneal dialysis
    Outcome of end-stage renal disease therapies
    Selection of prospective kidney transplant recipients and donors
    Post-transplantation monitoring and outcomes
    Transplant infectious disease
    Hypertension. Pathogenesis of hypertension
    Evaluation and management of hypertension
    Secondary hypertension.
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