This Second Edition of the National Kidney Foundation's Primer on Kidney Diseases provides an up-to-date review of kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and renal transplantation. All material has been thoroughly revised from the First Edition, making this edition the new authority on kidney diseases.
The Second Edition summarizes key information of practical value to nephrologists, endocrinologists, primary care physicians, family practitioners, internists, house staff, medical students, and other professionals providing health care to patients with kidney disease. Each chapter is written by an established expert in the field with superior writing and teaching skills. Careful editing ensures a consistent depth of coverage and uniform style, as well as a balanced approach to controversial topics. The result is a state-of-the-art approach to clinical disorders of kidney disease and electrolyte metabolism.
* New and authoritative information from the National Kidney Foundation
* Practical approach to diagnosis and management of kidney disease
* Readable, crisp summaries of major areas in nephrology
* Pathophysiologic approach to therapy of electrolyte disorders