Detlef Bockenhauer, Honorary Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist; and Professor of Paediatric Nephrology, Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK; and University College London, UK
Prof Bockenhauer is Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children since 2004 and became a Professor in Paediatric Nephrology at UCL in 2015. He holds a special interest in inherited kidney diseases, most notably tubulopathies, and has co-discovered numerous renal disease genes, as well as a number of previously undescribed inherited disorders involving renal phenotypes. He has written more than 150 peer reviewed medical publications. Prof Bockenhauer leads the UK Rare Renal Disease Registry, and is on the board of the European Rare Kidney Disease network (ERKnet), where he leads the working group for tubulopathies. He is on the editorial board of several kidney-related journals
With bullet points, text boxes and colour plates, this handbook is easy to use both in day-to-day patient management and in an emergency
The tables and equations direct readers to the use of relevant medication and drug dosages
Fully updated, the new edition presents evidenced based advice on both emergencies and chronic disorders
Key issues are highlighted with bullet points and boxes to lead the reader through the steps needed to understand and manage patient conditions
This handbook if useful for paediatric consultants and doctors worldwide at all levels of their training and practice, including the general paediatrician and the specialist nephrologist
New to this Edition:
All chapters have been updated using the latest evidence and guidelines.
To ensure a truly international scope, Professor Punaro from the US has been added to the author team.
New subsections such as transplantation in exceptional circumstances, gout, neonatal hypertension, and C3 glomerulopathy, have been added.