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Core Concepts

Core Concepts in Acute Kidney Injury

Editors: Waikar, Sushrut S., Murray, Patrick, Singh, Ajay K. (Eds.)

  • Covers the causes, characteristics, and presentations of acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • Captures the latest evidence and best practices for treating patients with AKI
  • Authored by leading clinicians, epidemiologists, basic scientists, and clinical trialists
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This comprehensive guide covers the causes, characteristics, and presentations of acute kidney injury (AKI), as well as prevention and treatment. The first part of the book features chapters on the epidemiology and diagnosis of AKI. This is followed by sections on pathophysiology, clinical syndromes and patient management. Authored by leading clinicians, epidemiologists, basic scientists, and clinical trialists, this book captures the latest evidence and best practices for treating patients with AKI.

About the authors

Ajay K. Singh, MB, MRCP, MBA, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Sushrut S. Waikar, MD, MPH, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Patrick Murray, MDDean of Medicine & Head of SchoolUniversity College Dublin School of Medicine & Medical ScienceDublin, Ireland

Table of contents (23 chapters)

  • Epidemiology, Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury

    Ostermann, Marlies

    Pages 3-11

  • Definition and Classification of Acute Kidney Injury

    Liang, Kelly V. (et al.)

    Pages 13-22

  • Diagnostic Approach: Differential Diagnosis, Physical Exam, Lab Tests, Imaging, and Novel Biomarkers

    Sharma, Aparna (et al.)

    Pages 23-42

  • Overview of Pathophysiology of Acute Kidney Injury: Human Evidence, Mechanisms, Pathological Correlations and Biomarkers and Animal Models

    Pianta, Timothy J. (et al.)

    Pages 45-67

  • Tubular Physiology in Acute Kidney Injury: Cell Signalling, Injury and Inflammation

    Ferenbach, David A. (et al.)

    Pages 69-91

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-8628-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-8626-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Core Concepts in Acute Kidney Injury
Editors
  • Sushrut S. Waikar
  • Patrick Murray
  • Ajay K. Singh
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-8628-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-8628-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-8626-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 373
Number of Illustrations and Tables
16 b/w illustrations, 57 illustrations in colour
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