This new edition presents the latest developments in paediatric nephrology.
Divided into fourteen sections, the book begins with an introduction to the basics of nephrology and the physiology of fluids, electrolytes and minerals, followed by renal evaluation and clinical syndromes. The following sections provide detailed coverage of the diagnosis and management of different renal disorders that may be encountered in children, including chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury.
Three chapters are dedicated to neonatal nephrology and the final section covers topics such as urinary tract infection, rickets and infectious diseases and the kidney. The second edition has been fully updated and features nearly 400 images, illustrations and tables to enhance learning.
The extensive author team includes contributors from Connecticut, North Carolina, Missouri and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. Key pointsFully revised, new edition presenting latest developments in paediatric nephrologyFourteen sections cover diagnosis and treatment of numerous kidney disordersIncludes section on neonatal nephrologyPrevious edition published in 2004