The field of intensive care in nephrology is a rapidly evolving one, with research starting to translate into clinical guidelines and standards.Encompassing core subjects in critical care and nephrology, as well as specific related consultative topics, this clearly presented text is organized into three sections focusing on:* up-to-date background

part I|1 pages

Pathophysiologic principles

chapter 1|26 pages


ByCheryl L Holmes, Keith R Walley

chapter 2|20 pages

Respiratory failure

ByJohn McConville, Gregory Schmidt

chapter 4|36 pages

Renal effects of critical illness

ByPatrick T Murray, Michael R Pinsky

part II|1 pages

Renal failure in the intensive care unit

chapter 5|41 pages

Prevention of acute renal failure in the intensive care unit

ByKevin W Finkel, Patrick T Murray, Andrew Shaw

chapter 6|18 pages

Diagnosis of acute renal failure

ByJulie Raggio, Jason G Umans

chapter 7|18 pages

Physiologic basis for pulmonary-renal syndromes

ByJohn Hotchkiss, Hamid Rabb

chapter 8|16 pages

Acute renal failure-pharmacotherapies

chapter 11|12 pages

Vascular access for renal replacement therapy

ByJack Work

chapter 13|26 pages

Intermittent hemodialysis

ByMark R Marshall, Tom Golper

chapter 14|19 pages

Continuous renal replacement therapies

ByNeesh I Pannu, Ravindra L Mehta

chapter 16|28 pages

Intensive care management of the patient with chronic renal failure

ByRobert C Albright Jr, Matthew D Griffin

part III|1 pages

Consultative nephrology in the intensive care unit

chapter 17|36 pages

Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics

ByGary R Matzke, Gilles Clermont

chapter 18|26 pages

Clinical toxicology

ByMarc Ghannoum, Martine Leblanc

chapter 19|24 pages

Other nonazotemic/nonrenal renal replacement therapy indications

ByMiet Schetz

chapter 20|21 pages

Acid-base disorders

chapter 21|35 pages

Diuretic use and fluid management

ByJerrold S Levine, Jose Iglesias

chapter 22|36 pages

Water homeostasis

ByJerrold S Levine, Rajiv Poduval

chapter 23|31 pages

Disorders of potassium homeostasis

ByJoel Michels Topf, John R Asplin

chapter 24|44 pages

Disorders of calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium

ByJoel Michels Topf, Elaine Worcester

chapter 25|14 pages

Nutrition in the intensive care unit

chapter 26|17 pages

Hypertensive disorders in the intensive care unit

ByMunavvar Izhar, William J Elliott

chapter 27|23 pages

Pediatric intensive care unit nephrology

ByAyesa N Mian, Susan R Mendley