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Interpretation of U&Es

Interpretation of U&Es can be broken into its two components i.e. Urea (Kidney function) and Electrolytes.  Note that the two should be interpreted in context of each other and the clinical scenario- many abnormalities seen in U&Es are not pathological (e.g. 516 more words

Clinical Skills

Examination of the Renal System

NB Signs of kidney disease are quite non-specific and are usually the result of chronic disease.  In the acute setting, U&Es often describe a more specific representation of kidney function. 302 more words

Clinical Skills

Alexander Myint Swan, MBBS, MD, FACP, FASN

Title:  Physician
Company: Nephrology Hypertension Renal Transplant & Renal Therapy, LLC
Location: Avenel, NJ United States
Notable Member  180 more words

Health Care

Internal Medicine Journal Watch - April 2015

STRAIGHT FROM THE HOUSESTAFF – the April 2015 UT Southwestern Internal Medicine Journal Watch! They have summarized important issues in clinical practice, from alcoholic hepatitis to which medications to use for stroke prevention in afib. 293 more words

Infectious Disease

Kidney cancer detected early with urine test

If kidney cancer is diagnosed early – before it spreads – 80 percent of patients survive. However, finding it early has been among the disease’s greatest challenges.Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. 73 more words

DR. Mohammad Zahid

Kidney cancer detected early with urine test

If kidney cancer is diagnosed early – before it spreads – 80 percent of patients survive. However, finding it early has been among the disease’s greatest challenges.Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. 73 more words

Dr. Ronald W. Hamner

Kidney cancer detected early with urine test

If kidney cancer is diagnosed early – before it spreads – 80 percent of patients survive. However, finding it early has been among the disease’s greatest challenges.Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. 73 more words

Dr. Herschel R. Harter