Kiessling, Stefan G., Goebel, Jens, Somers, Michael J.G. (Eds.)
2009, XIII, 295 p.
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Combines basic physiology and pathophysiology of each renal disorder with state-of the-art medical management guidelines
All management guidelines are up-to-date, evidence-based and supported by expert opinions
Reader-friendly structure (core messages and take home pearls) with logical approach (individual problem, pathophysiology, diagnostics, treatment recommendations)
Written by renowned experts in the field
The challenging circumstances surrounding pediatric patients in nephrology are oftentimes very different from those in adult patients, especially in the ICU. Starting with a logical approach to each individual problem as seen in the ICU, this comprehensive book covers the pathophysiology of the child, the diagnostic approach and gives valuable up-to-date treatment recommendations.
Each renal disorder and disease entity is covered with:
An overview of the physiology and pathophysiology
A focus on unique and frequently challenging circumstances of pediatric patients
State-of-the-art medical management guidelines based on evidence and expert opinion
Physicians and health-care providers in all areas of care and all levels of training will find this unique book helpful. Those new to the field can use it as a beginner’s guide to become familiar with certain topics, and those more advanced in their medical career will gain useful hints and find updated information on specific clinical disease entities.