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Nephrotic Syndrome

Today, we discussed the case of a young man with nephrotic-range proteinuria.


3 key pearls:

  1. There are three main diseases that can cause a mixed nephritic/nephrotic syndrome: …
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Morning Report

RIFLE criteria for Acute Kidney Injury


RIFLE is an abbreviation for different stages of acute kidney injury.

It is useful for documenting prognosis and current stage of kidney disease.

R- RISK… 37 more words


From the bum's rush to a snail's pace

Thursday, June 18. Mom and I drove in separate cars to the hospital and arrived shortly before 8:00 A.M. Dad was still sleeping and still on… 976 more words

Two Studies Further Validate Reliability And Utility Of NEPHROCHECK® Test In Predicting Acute Kidney Injury

Citing two recent studies(1,2) further validating the NEPHROCHECK® Test, Astute Medical Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer Paul McPherson, Ph.D., said hospital clinicians seeking better tools to aid in risk assessment for acute kidney injury (AKI) to improve patient care can be assured that numerous and diverse analyses affirm the utility of the NEPHROCHECK® ­Test. 820 more words


Pancreatic Mass and Metabolic Alkalosis

Framework for a Solitary Pancreatic Mass

Metabolic Alkalosis!!

Morning Report

It seemed like good times were right around the corner

It was Thursday, June 11, 2015. Mom, Chris, and I arrived at the hospital in time to see Dad on dialysis and the infectious diseases (ID) doctor in my father’s room. 1,226 more words

Acid-Base (made as simple as possible)

Lecture Video: Click on the Class Capture link on the Lecture Database page.

The revered Avi Gillespie gave his signature lecture.  Here’s one of the highlights. 31 more words