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  • Imaging and Intervention in Urinary Tract Infections and Urosepsisby Massimo Tonolini

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 97.80

    Aimed at practicing clinicians and radiologists, this volume provides up-to-date, detailed information on potentially severe urinary tract infections (UTIs), which frequently require intensive in-patient antibiotic therapy, percutaneous or surgical treatment. UTIs are the most prevalent infectious illness, and account for hundreds of thousands of... more...

  • Metabolic Disorders and Critically Ill Patientsby Carole Ichai; Hervé Quintard; Jean-Christophe Orban

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 183.38

    The purpose of this book is to bring together the latest findings on metabolic disorders that are strongly implicated in various critically ill patients. Since the beginning of the 20th century, maintaining the "milieu intérieur" has been a major challenge for intensivists. In addition to considerable technological developments in intensive care units,... more...

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessmentby Alberto Pilotto; Finbarr C. Martin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.80

    This book offers an up-to-date review on the principles and practice of multidimensional assessment and management of the older individual, which represents the cornerstone of modern clinical practice in the elderly. The early chapters cover the main elements and scope of the comprehensive geriatric approach and explain the pathways of care from screening... more...

  • Critical Care Nephrology E-Bookby Claudio Ronco; Rinaldo Bellomo; John A. Kellum; Zaccaria Ricci

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2017; US$ 311.99

    Comprehensive and clinically relevant, the 3rd Edition of Critical Care Nephrology provides authoritative coverage of the latest advances in critical care procedures for patients with renal diseases or disorders. Using common guidelines and standardized approaches to critically ill patients, this multidisciplinary reference facilitates better communication... more...

  • The Essentials of Clinical Dialysisby Yong-Lim Kim; Hideki Kawanishi

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 110.03

    This book is a thorough guide to dialysis that will assist in the effective treatment of patients. Current knowledge on all aspects of dialysis, including the most recent advances, is presented and the various techniques used in dialysis patients are described step by step. Both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis are fully considered. The coverage... more...

  • Hypertension and Renal Organ Damageby Roberto Pontremoli

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 36.67

    This book guides readers through a wide spectrum of clinical presentations in patients with arterial hypertension and different degrees of renal impairment, ranging from asymptomatic urine abnormalities to end stage renal disease. On the basis of six case studies, the author reviews and discusses current guidelines and recommendations aimed at optimizing... more...

  • Nutrition Therapy for Urolithiasisby Patrick Lowry; Kristina L. Penniston

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.80

    Nutrition Therapy for Urolithiasis provides evidence based recommendations, established by a comprehensive, state of the art review of the available literature to help clinicians with nutritional counseling for dietary stone prevention. The text is edited by a Urologist and a Registered Dietician and individual chapters are written by experts in the... more...

  • Essentials of Hypertensionby Flávio Danni Fuchs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.80

    The main purpose of this book is to select and present the most essential information about hypertension. It aims to select all the more relevant data to guide the attitudes to prevent, diagnose, and treat hypertension.  Hypertension accounts for more than 50% of deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease worldwide. New blood pressure (BP)... more...

  • Resistant Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Diseaseby Adrian Covic; Mehmet Kanbay; Edgar V. Lerma

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 134.48

    This comprehensive volume provides a detailed review on the general work up of chronic kidney disease-associated resistant hypertension.  This title is separated into four parts; the first of which provides definitions, epidemiology, characteristics, risk stratification and outcomes of resistant and apparent treatment resistant hypertension.  The... more...

  • Hemomathby Antonio Fasano; Adélia Sequeira

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 110.03

    This book illustrates applications of mathematics to various processes (physiological or artificial) involving flowing blood, including hemorheology, microcirculation, coagulation, kidney filtration and dialysis, offering a historical overview of each topic. Mathematical models are used to simulate processes normally occurring in flowing blood and... more...