Chronic Kidney Disease: A practical guide to understanding by Meguid El Nahas, Adeera Levin

By Meguid El Nahas, Adeera Levin

power Kidney affliction (C.K.D.) is swiftly changing into an international healthcare challenge with an anticipated 10% of the overall inhabitants affected. accordingly, it really is turning into more and more very important that basic care physicians and common physic, in addition to aspiring nephrologists, have a company knowing of C.K.D. in addition to entry to the most important details. useful and highly-accessible, this e-book presents a entire consultant to the certainty and administration of sufferers with C.K.D. . It bargains either fundamental care physicians and non-nephrology experts an advent to and insights into the affliction. The emphasis is on functional information and a targeted method of a few key subject matters within the fi

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2006 Cross-sectional random sample of the Swiss population, n=6,317. The nitial study was in 1991 and the follow-up study was in 2002–2003. No microalbuminuria data. , 2008 National baseline survey conducted in 1999–2000 of the general Australia population aged ≥25 years, n=11,247.

Practical approach to glomerulonephritis Until recently, chronic glomerulonephrtitis (GN) was the most common cause of ESRD. More recently, diabetic kidney disease and hypertensive nephrosclerosis have become more common. However, acute and chronic GN remain one of the most common nephrological conditions. Whilst most often managed in tertiary referral centres by nephrologists, the early recognition by non-nephrologists of the signs PRACTICAL APPROACH TO GLOMERULONEPHRITIS and symptoms of GN allows early referral and effective treatment.

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