It is a concise text that provides practical information on evaluation and management of major acute and chronic kidney disorders in children. Categorized into ten sections, each chapter outlines essential clinical features followed by brief description of the diagnostic evaluation. There is emphasis on key aspects of clinical management in accordance with the contemporary practices. Unique features of this edition include, an extensive coverage of pediatric glomerular disorders, including latest therapeutic practices , Sections on tubular diseases, and structural renal and urinary tract disorders, incorporating algorithms, comprehensive tables and practical guidelines on management , Chapters on Acute kidney injury and Chronic kidney disease give in detail differential diagnosis and evaluation, management of complications and renal replacement therapies, References to relevant websites and resources for Support Reading , An exhaustive list of appendices providing reference for bedside management , Accompanying CD demonstrates common procedures (kidney biopsy, insertion of catheters for peritoneal dialysis) and provides a pictorial resource of histological slides, radiographs and algorithms. Covering all clinically relevant topics, the book will serve as a primary and up-to- date resource for postgraduate students, trainees and clinicians involved in the care of children with kidney disease.
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