Paediatric Nephrology (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics)
- With bullet points, text boxes and colour plates, this handbook is easy to use both in day-to-day patient management and in an emergency
- The tables and equations direct readers to the use of relevant medication and drug dosages
- Fully updated, the new edition presents evidenced based advice on both emergencies and chronic disorders
- Key issues are highlighted with bullet points and boxes to lead the reader through the steps needed to understand and manage patient conditions
- This handbook if useful for paediatric consultants and doctors worldwide at all levels of their training and practice, including the general paediatrician and the specialist nephrologist
- All chapters have been updated using the latest evidence and guidelines.
- To ensure a truly international scope, Professor Punaro from the US has been added to the author team.
- New subsections such as transplantation in exceptional circumstances, gout, neonatal hypertension, and C3 glomerulopathy, have been added.
Paediatric Nephrology benefits from a clear, user-friendly layout, with bullet points and text boxes to highlight key information and colour plates illustrations and photographs. This makes the book a perfect reference for use on-the-go, and easy to navigate during an emergency. The primary focus of the book is investigation and management, but in order to enable a better understanding of conditions such as fluid and electrolytes, it also discusses pathophysiology. Evidence-based recommendations are made where possible, however the authors also provide recommendations informed by their own personal experience and current best practice in areas where high quality evidence is still lacking.
Paediatric Nephrology is useful for paediatric consultants and doctors at all levels of their training, including the general paediatrician and the specialist nephrologist. The book has a global appeal, and presents information that is applicable worldwide.
2: The neonate
3: Congenital abnormalities of the kidneys and urinary tract (CAKUT)
4: Urinary tract infection
6: Electrolyte and acid base disorders
7: Tubular disorders
8: Renal calculi and nephrocalcinosis
9: Glomerular disease
10: Systemic disease affecting the kidney
12: Infections and the kidney
13: Renal cystic diseases and ciliopathies
14: Renal dysplasia and other manifestations in syndromic diseases
15: Renal tumours
17: Acute kidney injury (AKI)
18: Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
19: PD in ESKD
20: Extracorporeal treatment
22: Drug Prescribing
23: Psychosocial issues
Lesley Rees, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, UK, Detlef Bockenhauer, Honorary Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist; and Professor of Paediatric Nephrology, Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK; and University College London, UK, Nicholas J. A. Webb, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist; and Honorary Professor of Paediatric Nephrology, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, UK; and University of Manchester, UK, and Marilynn G. Punaro, Division Chief, Paediatric Rheumatology; and Professor of Paediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, USA
Prof Rees is a Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist at Gt Ormond St Hospital and Professor of Paediatric Nephrology at the Institute of Child Health, UCL. She has a longstanding clinical and research interest in growth, nutrition, bone and cardiovascular disease in CKD. In addition, she has received over £2m grant income, supervised 9 PhD/MD students and written approximately 150 peer reviewed publications and 30 book chapters. She is Co-Editor of the journal 'Pediatric Nephrology'. She was awarded the 'Lifelong Achievement Award' by the International Pediatric Nephrology Association in 2016.
Prof Bockenhauer is Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children since 2004 and became a Professor in Paediatric Nephrology at UCL in 2015. He holds a special interest in inherited kidney diseases, most notably tubulopathies, and has co-discovered numerous renal disease genes, as well as a number of previously undescribed inherited disorders involving renal phenotypes. He has written more than 150 peer reviewed medical publications. Prof Bockenhauer leads the UK Rare Renal Disease Registry, and is on the board of the European Rare Kidney Disease network (ERKnet), where he leads the working group for tubulopathies. He is on the editorial board of several kidney-related journals.
Prof Webb is Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, and Honorary Professor in Paediatric Nephrology at the University of Manchester. He holds a subspecialty interest in childhood nephrotic syndrome, kidney transplantation and hypertension. His current personal NIHR research grant income is over £4m and he has written more than one hundred peer reviewed medical publications. His major area of research interest is in clinical trials of new medicinal products in children with renal disease. Professor Webb is Director of the NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility.
Professor Punaro holds the Nadine and Tom Craddick Professorship in Medical Education, and is the Master of Fashena College, at University of Texas Southwestern. She is a founding member of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), the largest collaborative clinical research network in paediatric rheumatology in North America. Her collaboration with translational research, particularly in paediatric lupus and in auto inflammatory diseases has led to high impact publications and therapeutic advances. In 2016, she was designated a Master of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), a distinction awarded to members who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of rheumatology.
Staff at Gt Ormond St Hospital for Children NHS Trust:
Dr William van't Hoff, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist
Dr Kjell Tullus, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist
Dr Steven Marks, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist
Professor Neil Sebire, Consultant Paediatric Pathologist
Ms Vanessa Shaw, Chief Paediatric Renal Dietician
Ms Sue Patey, Senior Paediatric Renal Pharmacist
Ms Eileen Brennan, Nurse Consultant in Paediatric Nephrology
Ms Michelle Cantwell, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Peritoneal Dialysis
Ms Liz Wright, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Extracorporeal Treatments
Mr David Fisher, Nurse Counsellor
Dr Vic Larcher, Consultant Paediatrician
Professor Robert Kleta, Professor of Paediatric Nephrology
Professor Michael Dillon, Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Nephrology
Dr Despina Eleftheriou, Honorary Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist
Dr Despoina Maritsi, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Rheumatology
Staff at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital:
Dr Mohan Shenoy, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist
Ms Hong Thoong, Lead Pharmacist, Paediatric Medicine
Dr Bernadette Brennan, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist
Mr Alan Dickson, Consultant Paediatric Urologist
Dr Malcolm Lewis, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist
Dr Nick Plant, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist
Dr Neville Wright, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist
Dr Declan de Freitas, Consultant Nephrologist, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
Dr Judith E Worthington, Principal Clinical Scientist, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
Dr Bronwyn Kerr, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK
Dr Kay Metcalfe, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK
Dr Jonathan Evans, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Dr Ian Roberts, Consultant Renal Histopathologist, John Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
Dr Annett Birgitta Kranz, Consultant Paediatric, Nephrologist, Universitatsklinikum Munster Klinik u. Poliklinik f. Kinderheilkunde, Germany
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