Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology first published in 2000, has quickly become the favored textbook for nephrologists, internists and nephrologists in training. With emphasis on clinical diagnosis and management, the book also provides the critical pathophysiology to aid the clinician, academician and nephrologist in training.
"Richly illustrated and impressive throughout because of its concise text, informative flow diagrams and tables, and carefully selected and drawn figures... Presents the complexity of the subject in an easily understandable way without being simplistic". The 2nd Edition continues to provide concise and updated information on fluid and electrolytes and acid base, glomerular and interstitial diseases, acute and chronic renal failure, primary and secondary hypertension, diabetes, pregnancy associated renal disease, and dialysis and transplantation. Each chapter is highly illustrated, enriched with color photographs, radiographs, flow diagrams, and tables.
In addition, the 2nd Edition has some new changes to further improve the book: New chapters on aging and the kidney, interventional nephrology, urological issues for the nephrologist; and new coverage of islet cell transplantation; Strong emphasis on clinical management with expansion of key references; Many new photographs, pathology and radiology images, and full-color line illustrations; Accompanying CD-ROM providing copies of all of the images. Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology, is a "must" for all nephrologists and provides complete, state-of-the art coverage in an admirably succinct, user-friendly source.