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- DescriptionIn our teaching of medical students and trainee doctors, as well as in our clinical practice and interaction with GPs and consultant colleagues, we have found that viewing graphs of patients' kidney function (estimated glomerular filtration rate, or eGFR) against time is a much easier way of understanding kidney diseases.
- Author BiographyDr Hugh Rayner gained a first class degree in physiology at Cambridge University before qualifying with honours at the London Hospital Medical College in 1981. He was awarded an MD from the University of Leicester for studies on experimental models of kidney disease. After a number of training posts, including a year as clinical fellow in Melbourne Australia, he was appointed as a consultant in renal and general medicine in Birmingham in 1993.As part of his studies for the Diploma in Medical Education from Dundee University in 1996, he presented a dissertation on the interpretation of serum creatinine and published a consensus curriculum for undergraduate renal medicine . He is a full time nephrologist, clinical lead for the West Midlands Renal Network, and continues to teach renal medicine to undergraduates and trainee doctors. Dr Mark Thomas studied Biological Sciences and Medicine as an undergraduate at Kings College London and Westminster Medical School. After postgraduate training he was a Research Fellow at Washington University Medical School in St Louis, USA for three years, studying models of proteinuric renal disease. This interest continued during Senior Registrar training in Leicester. He has been a Consultant Nephrologist and Physician at the Heart of England Foundation Trust in Birmingham since 1998. He has had a clinical research interest in acute kidney injury (AKI) for some years, including earlier detection and intervention in AKI. He is chief investigator for the Acute Kidney Outreach to Reduce Deterioration and Death (AKORDD) study, a large pilot study of AKI outreach. He has chaired clinical guideline development groups for AKI and anaemia management in CKD for the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Dr David Milford commenced basic paediatric training in 1983 and higher paediatric training at Sheffield Children's Hospital in 1986. He undertook research in the Department of Nephrology, Birmingham Children's Hospital into the epidemiology of diarrhea-associated haemolytic uraemic syndrome resulting in several major publications and a thesis for Doctor of Medicine. He was appointed consultant nephrologist at Birmingham Children's Hospital in 1992. His interests include hypertension, acute kidney injury and renal transplantation.
- Author(s)David Milford,Hugh C. Rayner,Mark Thomas,Steve Alexander Smith
- PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
- Date of Publication22/10/2015
- GenreClinical Medicine: Professional
- Place of PublicationCham
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- ImprintSpringer International Publishing AG
- Content Note90 Tables, color; 81 Illustrations, color; 135 Illustrations, black and white; XXI, 300 p. 216 illus., 81 illus. in color.
- Weight582 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Edition Statement1st ed. 2016
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