Acute renal failure

1) ARF Review - JAMA

2) ARF and Sepsis NEJM

3) Prerenal/Ischemic AKI - review of pathophys

4) ARF - patholophysiology review

5) Urinalysis Review  Am Fam Phys,

6) Urine Micro accuracy for AKI

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ATN

1) Diagnosis and Treatment of ATN

2) Normotensive Ischemic ARF NEJM

Additional Etiologies

1) Cardiorenal Syndrome Review JACC

2) Intra-Abdominal HTN/ACS Brief Review

3) TLS Review NEJM

Treatment

1) CRRT for AKI-Clinical Therapeutics Review NEJM

2) Ultrafiltration in CHF w/CRS NEJM

3) To dialyze or not - Case discussion of AKI in the ICU

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Chronic Kidney Disease/End-Stage Renal Disease CKD/Assessing eGFR

1) Uremia - review of pathophys and consequences NEJM

2) Stage IV CKD - pathophys and basics complications NEJM

3) In the Clinic Series - CKD Review

4) Top 10 things PCPs should know about CKD Mayo

5) ACEi in Advanced Non-DM CKD NEJM

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Diabetic Kidney Disease

1) ACEi/ARBs progression of DM Nephropathy-Cochrane Rev

2) ARB in DM pts with proteinuria NEJM

3) RENAAL Trial Losartan in DM NEJM

4) Cochrane Review-ACE/ARBs decrease ESRD

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Dialysis

1) Hemodialysis-medical progress review NEJM

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Transplant

1) Immunosuppressants-great review of transplant meds NEJM

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Liver and Kidney Disease

1) HRS/Renal Failure in Cirrhosis NEJM

2) Ascites physiology and management Review

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Electrolytes/Acid Base

Sodium

1) SIADH Review by Dr. Ellison NEJM

2) Excellent review of hyponatremia and basic management NEJM

3) Review of Vaptan Physiology and Use in Hyponatremia. AJKD

4) Beer Potomania-A dx not to miss. Am J of Kid Dis

5) Hypernatremia. NEJM, 2000

Potassium/Magnesium

1) Current Concepts-Hypokalemia Review NEJM

2) Hypokalemia causes hypomagnesemia-mechanism

3) Hyperkalemia Rates after RALES-reasons to read trial inclusion criteria NEJM

Acid-Base

1) Acid Base Review by Adrogue-1/2 NEJM

2) Acid base Review by Adrogue-2/2 NEJM

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Hypertension

General Pathology/Treatment

1) JNC-8 Guidelines JAMA

2) Na and K in pathogenesis of HTN-review NEJM

3) ALLHAT-chlorthalidone vs lisinopril vs amlodipine JAMA

Secondary HTN and Specific Populations

1) HYVET  HTN in the Elderly. NEJM

2) Renovascular HTN/Ischemic Nephropathy-Excellent Review

3) Review of secondary HTN and age based dx approach

4) Primary Hyperaldo-general review. Clinical Endocrinology

5) Primary Hyperaldo-Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies

6) Review of Monogenetic Heritable HTN Review. Eur J Ped

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Glomerulonephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome

1) Excellent review of nephrotic syndrome basics NEJM

2) Case review of nephrotic syndrome in the elderly CJASN

3) Review of GN NEJM


Websites

 

Online Resources

Am J Kid Dis-http://www.ajkd.org/content/corecurriculum

Textbook style summaries w/additional references

Am Soc of Nephrology-http://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/curricula/

Lectures on dialysis as well as geriatric nephrology

Guidelines

1) KDIGO-http://www.kdigo.org

2) NKF/KDOQI-http://www.kidney.org/professionals/kdoqi/index.cfm

Urinalysis Review-http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/URINE/URINE.html

Renal Fellow Blog, a quick searchable reference-http://www.renalfellow.blogspot.com/

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