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Kidney Disorders in Children and Adolescents
A Global Perspective of Clinical Practice

Edited By

Ron J. Hogg

ISBN 9780367391294
Published September 5, 2019 by CRC Press
288 Pages

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Book Description

A much-needed, up-to-date guide to the clinical management of kidney disorders in children and adolescents, this text presents the essentials of diagnosis and treatment in this important field, with an indication of when referral to, or consultation with, the pediatric nephrologist is needed.

With a team of international contributors who have had a significant global impact on the development of pediatric nephrology, this user-friendly resource takes the findings of specialists to a much wider audience in training and in primary care.

Table of Contents

1. Normal Kidney Function and Development: Choice of Laboratory Studies in Children  2. Radiographic Studies in Children with Kidney Disorders: What to Do and When  3. Neonatal Kidney Problems  4. Mass Screening for Kidney Diseases in Children. Should it Be Done? If so, When?  5. Hematuria and Proteinuria  6. Nephrotic Syndrome  7. Acute Nephritis  8. Chronic Nephritis in Children – How to Make Sense out of it All  9. Hypertension: evaluation, monitoring and therapy  10. Cardiovascular disease in patients with Kidney Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence  11. Congenital Abnormalities of the Kidney and Urinary Tract  12. Urinary Tract Infections and Vesico-Ureteral Reflux in Children  13. Nocturnal Enuresis and Voiding Disorders  14. Renal Tubular Disorders – A Primer for Primary Physicians  15. Acute Renal Failure and HUS  16. Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis Options  17. Effects of Kidney Disorders on the Endocrine System  18. Nutritional and Growth Aspects of the Care of a Child with Kidney Disease  19. Vaccinations and Anti-Microbial Therapy for Children with Kidney Disorders  20. Social and Developmental Consequences of Kidney Disease in Children  21. Kidney Transplantation in Children – What the Pediatrician Needs to Know  22. Long Term Consequences and Outlook for Children with Kidney Disease – As they Become Adults

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