NephSAP: Volume 10


100 1.1MB The medical community is aware of the "aging crisis" that is confronting society as it enters the 21st century. As early as the 1960s, the importance of training health care professionals in geriatrics was recognized (1).
NephSAP

Volume 10, Number 1, January 2011

Geriatric Nephrology

Dimitrios G. Oreopoulos, MD, PhD, Vanita Jassal, MD, Ann M. O'Hare, MD, Mitchell H. Rosner, MD, Mark A. Swidler, MD, Jocelyn Wiggins, BM, BCh, Mark E. Williams, MD, and Richard J. Glassock, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The medical community is aware of the "aging crisis" that is confronting society as it enters the 21st century. As early as the 1960s, the importance of training health care professionals in geriatrics was recognized (1)....




116 1.3MB Metabolic alkalosis (MA) has multiple causes, some associated with volume contraction and some with volume expansion (1). Moreover, volume contraction, particularly when severe, is usually associated with lactic
NephSAP

Volume 10, Number 2, March 2011

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disturbances

Richard H. Sterns, MD, and Michael Emmett, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Metabolic alkalosis (MA) has multiple causes, some associated with volume contraction and some with volume expansion (1). Moreover, volume contraction, particularly when severe, is usually associated with lactic...




86 0.8MB The past 15 years have seen a virtual explosion of scientific literature in the field of intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). All this scholarly work, however, has appeared almost exclusively in surgical and critica
NephSAP

Volume 10, Number 3, May 2011

Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care Nephrology

Patrick T. Murray, MD, and Kathleen D. Liu, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The past 15 years have seen a virtual explosion of scientific literature in the field of intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). All this scholarly work, however, has appeared almost exclusively in surgical and critica...




152 7.8MB Optimally, problem-based learning simulates authentic cases found in the practice of clinical medicine. This approach to learning promotes analytical and evaluative thinking while emphasizing new information essential for understanding complex concepts.
NephSAP

Volume 10, Number 4, July 2011

Renal Pathology

Glen S. Markowitz, MD, Barry Stokes, MD, Neeraja Kambham, MD, Leal C. Herlitz, MD, and Vivette D. D'Agati, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Optimally, problem-based learning simulates authentic cases found in the practice of clinical medicine. This approach to learning promotes analytical and evaluative thinking while emphasizing new information essential for understanding complex concepts....




113 1.4MB For more than 25 years, it has been recognized that renin angiotensin system (RAS) blockade, as part of an effective blood pressure (BP) lowering strategy, reduces the rate of progression of kidney disease in patients with and without diabetes (1– 4).
NephSAP

Volume 10, Number 5, September 2011

Chronic Kidney Disease and Progression

Linda F. Fried, MD, and Michael J. Choi, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

For more than 25 years, it has been recognized that renin angiotensin system (RAS) blockade, as part of an effective blood pressure (BP) lowering strategy, reduces the rate of progression of kidney disease in patients with and without diabetes (1– 4)....




143 1.5MB Kidney paired donation (KPD), the exchange of kidneys from living donors, deemed by virtue of blood group or histocompatability criteria to be incompatible to their intended or designated recipients, was first proposed by one of the founding fathers of mo
NephSAP

Volume 10, Number 6, November 2011

Transplantation

John P. Vella, MD, and David J. Cohen, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Kidney paired donation (KPD), the exchange of kidneys from living donors, deemed by virtue of blood group or histocompatability criteria to be incompatible to their intended or designated recipients, was first proposed by one of the founding fathers of mo...