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By David Goldsmith, Satish Jayawardene, Penny Ackland

ISBN-10: 0470672048

ISBN-13: 9780470672044

The ABC of Kidney ailment, moment variation is a pragmatic advisor to the commonest renal ailments to assist healthcare execs display, determine, deal with and refer renal sufferers accurately and to supply the very best care.

Covering the typical renal displays in basic care this hugely illustrated consultant presents information on signs, indicators and coverings, which exams to take advantage of, measures to avoid development, and whilst and the way to refer. totally revised in response to present directions, it's also organizational facets of renal ailment administration, dialysis and transplantation. The appendices include an explanatory word list of renal phrases, counsel on anaemia administration and data on drug prescribing and interactions.

The ABC of Kidney affliction, moment Edition is a perfect sensible reference for GPs, GP registrars, junior medical professionals, clinical scholars and for somebody operating with sufferers with renal similar conditions.

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22 ABC of Kidney Disease Coresh J, Astor BC, Greene T, Eknoyan G, Levey AS (2003) Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and decreased kidney function in the adult US population: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Am J Kidney Dis 41: 1–12. Go AS, Chertow GM, Fan D, McCulloch CE, Hsu CY (2004) Chronic kidney disease and the risks of death, cardiovascular events, and hospitalization. N Engl J Med 351: 1296–305. Halbesma N, Jansen DF, Heymans MW et al. (2011) PREVEND Study Group: Development and validation of a general population renal risk score.

Ix) CKD-Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD) See Chapter 4. (x) Acidosis and hyperkalaemia See Chapter 4. (xi) Manage fluid overload Manage fluid overload while avoiding deterioration in renal function from diuretic use. See Chapter 4. (xii) Dialysis See Chapter 10. (xiii) Palliative care See Chapter 9. 21 treatment. There will be a large group of patients, particularly in Stage 3A CKD, who will not experience significant deterioration in renal function but may suffer disproportionate anxiety about their health without adequate explanation.

In many cases, this led to iron overload, infections, allergic reactions and increased sensitization to human leukocyte antigens with consequential difficulties if transplantation was considered. The management of anaemia related to CKD was revolutionized by the introduction of recombinant human erythropoietin in the late 1980s (National Clinical Guideline Centre 2011). Since then, longer-acting erythropoietin analogues have become available, and this class of drugs is known as the erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs), which have allowed earlier and more sustained treatment of the anaemia.

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