Rotation: PED 404-1
Length: 2 or 4 weeks
Goals: Integrate theoretical knowledge in clinical case scenarios, to be able to evaluate children with most common kidney disorders and formulate therapy plans tailored to the particular patients.
Objectives: You will become familiar with evaluation of proteinuria, nephrotic syndrome, hematuria, nephritis, hypertension, acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease and electrolyte/mineral metabolism abnormalities in children.
Additional Information and Description: Inpatient and outpatient, dialysis, transplantation and multidisciplinary meetings. At the end of the rotation, there will be a case presentation. In-patient duties – pre-rounding on patients, rounding with attending on service, present cases, outline and discuss rationale for treatment plan.
Prenatal Hydronephrosis guidelines
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Larkins N, Kim S, Craig J, Hodson E. Steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome: an evidence-based update of immunosuppressive treatment in children. Arch Dis Child. 2015 Aug 19. pii: archdischild-2015-308924. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-308924. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
VanDeVoorde RG 3rd1 Acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis: the most common acute glomerulonephritis. Pediatr Rev. 2015 Jan;36(1):3-12; quiz 13. doi: 10.1542/pir.36-1-3.
Selewski DT1, Charlton JR2, Jetton JG3, Guillet R4, Mhanna MJ5, Askenazi DJ6, Kent AL7. Neonatal Acute Kidney Injury. Pediatrics. 2015 Aug;136(2):e463-73. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-3819. Epub 2015 Jul 13.