Nephrology and Fluid/Electrolyte Physiology, a volume in Dr. Polin's Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series, offers expert authority on the toughest neonatal nephrology and fluid/electrolyte challenges you face in your practice. This medical reference book will help you provide better evidence-based care and improve patient outcomes with research on the latest advances.
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1. Water Flux and fetal Amniotic Fluid Volume: Understanding Fetal Water Flow 2. Body water changes in the Fetus and Newborn: Normal Transition after Birth and the Effects of Intrauterine Growth Abberation
Section B: Electrolyte Balance during Normal Fetal and Neonatal Development
3. Renal Aspects of Sodium Metabolism in the Fetus and Newborn
4. Potassium metabolism
5. Renal Urate Metabolism in the Fetus and Newborn
6. Perinatal Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism
7. Acid-base Homeostasis in the Fetus and Newborn
Section C: The Kidney, Normal Development and Hormonal Control
8. Glomerular Filtration Rate in Neonates
Section D: Special Problems
9. The Developing Kidney and the Fetal Origins of Adult Cardiovascular Disease
10. Renin Modulation: Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
11. Renal Modulation: Arginine Vasopressin and Atrieal Natriuretic Peptide
12. Acute Problems of Prematurity: Balancing Fluid Volume and Electrolyte Replacement in Very Low Birth Weight and Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonates
13. Lung Fluid Balance in Developing Lungs and Its Role in Neonatal Transition
14. Use of Diurects in the Newborn
15. Neonatal Hypertension: Diagnosis and Management
17. Kidney Injury in the Neonate
18. Hereditary Tubulopathies
19. Obstructive Uropathies: Assessment of Renal Function in the Fetus
By William Oh, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University; Attending Neonatologist, Women and Infants' Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA; Jean-Pierre Guignard, MD and Stephen Baumgart, MD