Medicine » Urology and Nephrology

Basic Nephrology and Acute Kidney Injury

Edited by Manisha Sahay, ISBN 978-953-51-0139-0, 236 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 02, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1298
Edited Volume

The first section of the book covers the basics of nephrology and second section focuses on acute kidney injury. This easy to reference text examines the physiological and biochemical aspects of renal diseases - all in one convenient resource. Experts in the field discuss topics of increasing concern in nephrology including newer methods of assessing renal function. The field of acute kidney injury in nephrology is a rapidly evolving one with research translating into clinical guidelines and standards. This text brings together experts to provide an authoritative reference for management of AKI in various clinical settings. Pregnancy related AKI is an important entity which has also been discussed in detail. The recent advances in the field of critical care AKI have been incorporated as well and help the reader to update their knowledge.