editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Now in its Sixth Edition, this manual offers a concise, thorough guide for treating patients with a wide range of kidney disorders and hypertension. It features brief, focused chapters with abundant tables and algorithms. The coverage includes practical information on renal transplant and dialysis, the main classes of drugs used for hypertension and renal protection, and how to prescribe for patients with renal diseases. The chapters are all written by clinicians with extensive experience in managing the disorders. This completely updated edition includes new medications, new imaging modalities such as MR angiography, current terminology, and up-to-date information on diabetic kidney disorders.