Chapter 35. Renal Conditions

  1. Kate Thomson MBBS, FRACP General Paediatrician2,3,
  2. Dean Tey MBBS Allergy and Immunology Fellow4 and
  3. Michael Marks MBBS, MPH, MD, FRACP Paediatrician Senior Lecturer5,6
  1. Colin Jones MBBS, FRACP, PhD Associate Professor Director

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308051.ch35

Paediatric Handbook, Eighth Edition

Paediatric Handbook, Eighth Edition

How to Cite

Jones, C. (2009) Renal Conditions, in Paediatric Handbook, Eighth Edition (eds K. Thomson, D. Tey and M. Marks), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308051.ch35

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Developmental Medicine, Sunshine Hospital, Victoria, Australia

  2. 3

    Emergency Department, Sunshine Hospital, Victoria, Australia

  3. 4

    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 5

    Department of General Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  5. 6

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. Department of Nephrology, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174008

Online ISBN: 9781444308051

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Keywords:

  • renal conditions;
  • antenatal abnormalities;
  • urinary tract infections - clinical features and diagnoses;
  • proteinuria - nephrotic syndrome;
  • haematuria and causes;
  • assessment of haematuria;
  • hypertension - causes of hypertension in adolescents;
  • glomerulonephritis - acute renal failure;
  • differentiation of oliguria types;
  • chronic renal failure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Antenatal abnormalities

  • Urinary tract infections

  • Proteinuria

  • Haematuria

  • Hypertension

  • Glomerulonephritis

  • Acute renal failure

  • Chronic renal failure