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PART I. PATIENT ASSESSMENT 1. History and Physical Diagnosis 2. Urinalysis 3. Measurement of GFR 4. Imaging Techniques 5. Renal Biopsy PART II. ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY 6. Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathophysiology and Diagnosis 7. Management Options: CRRT 8. Hepatorenal Syndrome 9. Cardiorenal Syndrome 10. Medications 11. Sepsis 12. Rhabdomyolysis 13. Tumor Lysis Syndrome 14. Contrast-induced Nephropathy 15. Acute Glomerulonephritis and RPGN 16. Nephrotic Syndrome 17. Obstructive Uropathy 18. Nephrolithiasis PART III. CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE 19. Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathophysiology and Staging 20. Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease 21. Renal Osteodystrophy 22. Cardiovascular Disease 23. Hyperlipidemia 24. Nutrition 25. Management of the Patient with Progressive Renal Failure 26. Drug Dosing in patients with CKD PART IV. PRIMARY GLOMERULAR DISORDERS 27. Minimal Change Disease 28. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis 29. Membranous Nephropathy 30. IgA Nephropathy and Henoch Schonlein Disease 31. Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis PART V. SECONDARY GLOMERULAR DISORDERS 32. Diabetic Nephropathy 33. Lupus Nephritis 34. Dysproteinemias or Light Chain Diseases 35. Vascultides 36. Thrombotic Microangiopathies PART VI. INFECTION ASSOCIATED GLOMERULEONEPHRITIDES 37. Post-infectious Glomereulonephritis 38. Viral Hepatitis-Associated Glomerulonephritis 39. HIV-Associated Renal Disorders PART VII. OTHER RENAL PARENCHYMAL DISEASES 40. Fabry Disease 41. Cystic Diseases of the Kidneys 42. Other Hereditary Renal Disorders 43. Tubulointerstitial Diseases 44. Urinary Tract Infections 45. Renal Neoplasias VIII. RENAL DISEASES IN SPECIAL POPULATIONS 46. Renal Disease and Hypertension in Pregnancy 47. Sickle Cell Nephropathy 48. Renal Disease in the Elderly PART IX. TREATMENT OPTIONS 49. Hemodialysis 50. Home Dialysis 51. Peritoneal Dialysis 52. Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (Plasmapheresis) PART X. TRANSPLANTATION 53. Epidemiology and Outcomes 54. Donor and Recipient Evaluation 55. Immunosuppression 56. Rejection of the Renal Transplant 57. Post-Transplant Malignancies 58. Post-Transplant Infections 59. Primary Care of the Renal Transplant Patient PART XI. HYPERTENSION 60. Primary Hypertension 61. Renal Parenchymal Hypertension 62. Renovascular Disease 63. Endocrine Hypertension 64. Other Forms of Secondary Hypertension 65. Renal Diseases in African-Americans 66. Resistant Hypertension 67. Hypertensive Emergencies 68. Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension 69. Non-pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension PART XII. ACID-BASE AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS 70. Volume Disorders 71. Genetic Disorders of Na Transport 72. Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia 73. Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia 74. Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia 75. Disorders of Phosphorus Metabolism 76. Disorders of Magnesium Metabolism 77. Metabolic Acidosis 78. Metabolic Alkalosis PART XIII. ONCONEPHROLOGY 79. Onconephrology PART XIV. PALLIATIVE CARE NEPHROLOGY 80. Palliative Care Nephrology PART XV. NEPHROLOGY BEGINNINGS 81. Nephrology Beginnings PART XVI. NEPHROLOGY TRIVIA 82. Nephrology Trivia