Practical Procedures in Pediatric Nephrology

by Subal Kumar Pradhan, Rajiv Sinha

The objective of this book is to introduce the practical procedures in pediatric nephrology. Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys such as the study of normal kidney function and kidney problems, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney problems, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). This book consists of 21 chapters which includes setting-up pediatric nephrology services, urinary bladder catheterization, suprapubic aspiration for urine collection, urinalysis, hemodialysis catheter placement in children, dialyzers, hemodialysis circuit including writing acute prescription, sustained low-efficiency dialysis in children, plasmapheresis, acute peritoneal dialysis, chronic peritoneal dialysis catheter placement and care, continuous renal replacement therapy, micturating cystourethrogram, ultrasonography and magnetic resonance urography of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, renal biopsy, blood pressure monitoring in children and drug therapy in kidney disease. This book covers and describes in detail, step-by-step procedures with supporting photographs to aid understanding. This book is written as a practical guide to procedures commonly performed by physicians, trainees, junior doctors and nurses in pediatric nephrology practice.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Pradhan Subal Kumar
2. Sinha Rajiv
Editor's Affiliation
1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Paediatrics, Cuttack, Odisha, India
2. Institute of Child Health, Kolkata; AMRI Hospital and Fortis Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
ISBN
9789386322777
Speciality
Pediatrics,Nephrology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/13046
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
244
Book Type
Professional

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