Pediatric Practice Urology and Nephrology

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9780071633819: Pediatric Practice Urology and Nephrology

Hands-on, full-color guidance on managing genitourinary and renal disorders in children

Pediatric Practice: Urology and Nephrology is a unique source of clinically-relevant information on the care of children with genitourinary/renal diseases and disorders. While epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis are covered, the emphasis of the book is on actual patient management with the goal of optimizing care and improving outcomes. Presented in full color, the book includes numerous clinical photographs, icons, clinical pearls, indications for referral and treatment, and consistent use of headings.


  • Includes tips that tell clinicians what they must know and do at every stage of care
  • Part 1 focuses on urologic concerns; Part 2 is devoted to pediatric nephrology and addresses hypertension, renal failure, acidosis, kidney disease, and blood in the urine
  • Numerous diagnostic and treatment algorithms, color coded for urgency

Authoritative content in a full-color presentation:
Part I: Urology; Chapter 1. Urinary Tract Infections; Chapter 2. Urinary Incontinance and Dysfunctional Voiding; Chapter 3. Noctural Enuresis; Chapter 4. Vesicoureteral Reflux; Chapter 5. Circumcision and Related Penile Office Problems; Chapter 6. Office Gynecology; Chapter 7. Testicular Pain; Chapter 8. Undescended Testes; Chapter 9. Hernia/ Hydroceles; Chapter 10. Hypospadias; Chapter 11. Antenatal Hydronephrosis; Chapter 12. Flank Pain; Chapter 13. Urolithiasis; Chapter 14. Ambiguous Genitalia; Part II: Nephrology; Chapter 15. Hypertension; Chapter 16. Acute Renal Failure; Chapter 17. Chronic Renal Failure; Chapter 18. Renal Tubular Acidosis; Chapter 19. Glomerulonephritis; Chapter 20. Hematuria

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Paul F. Austin, MD, FAAP, is Director of Pediatric Urology Research and Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology), Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Keith A. Hruza, MD is Professor of Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Cell Biology and Physiology, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

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