Popular Nephrology Topics

Our fellows discuss some common and popular nephrology topics. More »

Renal Consults?

Have a patient in need a renal consult? Find out how to do the preliminary evaluation. Help us help your patients. More »

Suggested Reading

Read pivotal and landmark articles of Nephrology. Password Protected. More »

Patient Information

Here you can find links to patient information to some common renal issues including low sodium diet, avoiding high potassium foods, and disease information. More »

 

Initial Evaluation of Hyponatremia

Today I want to quickly touch on the initial evaluation for hyponatremia. I’ll leave the full discuss to someone much smarter than me and with more time to spare. There are several approaches to evaluating and working up hyponatremia but

Nephrology Practice Board Question – FSGS Answers

As I’ve been studying I’ve been trying to make up questions of information that I found to be important or interesting (at least to me). These questions and those to follow are a random grouping of  multiple choice, true/false, or

Question of the Day?

Collapsing FSGS is associated with what disease/drugs?

Question of the Day?

How does alkali therapy prevent further progression of CKD? A.) Decreases protein reabsorption B.) Decrease renal blood pressure C.) Decreases interstitial inflammation and complement activation D.) Increases renal perfusion

Question of the Day

A 55 y/o M with h/o of CKD 4 due to diabetic nephropathy has been on tri-weekly EPO for the last 6 weeks for anemia of CKD is found to still have a hemoglobin of 9.2.  He denies any obvious

Fill Me Up – An Arguement Using More Balanced Solutions

History of NS vs LR In the great fluid infusion debate internist have favored normal saline, while surgeons have preferred lactated ringers. It looks like our surgeon friends may have gotten it right. Normal saline was never actually “invented” to



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