Metabolic Acidosis

A Guide to Clinical Assessment and Management

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Weight 2701 g
Dimensions 155 × 235 mm


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Springer New York


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E.Wesson, Donald

This timely volume provides an overview to the causes, effects on systems and clinical approaches of metabolic acidosis.  Beginning with a basic understanding of the physiology, pathophysiology and development of this disease, subsequent chapters cover the characteristics and context of the processes that can cause it and a thorough presentation of management strategies.  Recommended treatments include those carried out by the health care provider as well as the individual patient, such as dietary management.  Clinicians and healthcare professionals will find the tools needed to recognize, work up and manage patients with metabolic acidosis in this practical and concise resource.

Chapter 1 – Overview of Acid-Base Physiology 
Chapter 2 – Metabolic acidosis: Physiology, Presentation, and Diagnosis 
Chapter 3 – Etiologic Causes of Metabolic Acidosis I: The High Anion Gap Acidoses 
Chapter 4 – Etiologic Causes of Metabolic Acidosis II: Normal Anion Gap Acidoses 
Chapter 5 – The Use of Bedside Urinary Parameters in the Evaluation of Metabolic Acidosis
Chapter 6 – Pathophysiologic approach to metabolic acidosis
Chapter 7 – Dietary Contributions to Metabolic Acidosis 
Chapter 8 – The physiology of the metabolic acidosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) 
Chapter 9 – Metabolic Acidosis and Cardiovascular Disease 
Chapter 10 – Effects of Metabolic Acidosis on Skeletal Muscle 
Chapter 11 – Metabolic Acidosis Effects on Bone and its Metabolism

Chapter 12 – Endocrine Consequences of Metabolic Acidosis 
Chapter 13 – Metabolic Acidosis and Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease 

Chapter 14 – Management of Chronic Metabolic Acidosis 
Donald E. Wesson, MD, MBA
Baylor Scott and White Health
Department of Internal Medicine
Texas A&M Health Sciences Center College of Medicine
Temple, TX, USA
Provides an overview to the causes, effects on systems and clinical approaches of metabolic acidosis
Chapters authored by experts in the field
Timely, practical and concise resource for clinicians and general healthcare professionals