With higher risks to mother and baby in pregnant women with renal disease, critical decision-making is key. Giving practical guidance for antenatal, post-partum and maternity unit challenges, this book supports good practice and evidence-based management. The book includes evidence on antenatal and post-partum care; management of acute kidney injury in the delivery suite; and care guidelines for acute, chronic, and previously undiagnosed kidney diseases. The book also covers acute kidney injury, transplant, dialysis, pre-conception counselling, and medications. Previously published by RCOG, this revised edition includes: • Updated expert consensus statements • Complete revision, with a new chapter on contraception • Updates in management of acute kidney injury, hypertension, dialysis and pregnancy, renal transplantation and pre-eclampsia. Structured to help clinicians make decisions, this book is for use by obstetricians, renal physicians, maternal medicine clinicians, midwives, urologists and specialist nurses.
About the Author
Kate Bramham is an Academic Nephrologist from King’s College Hospital, London. She trained with Professors Poston, Chappell and Nelson-Piercy in the Division of Women’s Health, King’s College London. She runs a specialist renal-pregnancy service at King’s and is deputy lead for the UK Renal Disease in Pregnancy study group.
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