Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780199651610

Simon Steddon; Alistair Chesser; John Cunningham; Neil Ashman
1008 Pages
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107 x 181 mm
Pub date
Mar 2014
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Completely updated and expanded for its second edition, the popular Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension provides wide-ranging and practical advice for the day-to-day management of all forms of renal disease. This is the essential resource for all those all those involved in the care of patients with kidney disease, regardless of their professional background or seniority. Comprehensive, concise, easy to use, and with a strong focus on pragmatic guidance, this handbook will enable you to confidently manage both common and complex nephrological problems whenever, and wherever, they are encountered. This handbook covers all areas from early chronic kidney disease (CKD) through to dialysis and transplantation, with the chapters on AKI, CKD, transplantation and essential urology having been significantly expanded. Clear and concise, this handbook ensures that readers always have the information they need at their fingertips.


1. Clinical assessment of the renal patient
2. Acute kidney injury
3. Chronic kidney disease
4. Dialysis
5. Transplantation
6. Hypertension
7. Diseases of the kidney
8. The kidney in systemic disease
9. Essential urology
10. Fluids and electrolytes
11. Pregnancy and the kidney
12. Drugs and the kidney
13. Renal physiology

About the author: 

Simon Steddon, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK; Alistair Chesser, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals, UK; John Cunningham, Royal Free & University College Hospitals, London, UK; Neil Ashman, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals, UK

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