Authoritative, well-written, and comprehensive textbook of clinical nephrology, combining the clinical aspects of renal disease important for daily clinical practice while giving extensive information about the underlying basic science and current evidence available. This new edition highlights the numerous changes in clinical management that have arisen as a result of recently concluded clinical trials and there are now specific formal guidelines for optimal treatment of patients. Each section of the textbook has been critically and comprehensively edited under the auspices of one of the leading experts in the field. The emphasis throughout is on marrying advances in scientific research with clinical managment. Where possible treatment algorithms are included to aid patient care.The treatment of transient NS of less than some months duration, however, does not at present seem justified ... Simvastatin dosages ranging from 10 to 40 mg/24 h are required to lower cholesterol below 120 mg/l (3.1 mmol/l) (Rabelink et al.
|Title||:||Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology Volume 1|
|Author||:||Alex M. Davison|