TY - CHAP A1 - Liesbeth Hoste A2 - Hans Pottel ED1 - Manisha Sahay Y1 - 2012-03-02 PY - 2012 T1 - Is Body Surface Area the Appropriate Index for Glomerular Filtration Rate? N2 - The first section of the book covers the basics of nephrology and second section focuses on acute kidney injury. This easy to reference text examines the physiological and biochemical aspects of renal diseases - all in one convenient resource. Experts in the field discuss topics of increasing concern in nephrology including newer methods of assessing renal function. The field of acute kidney injury in nephrology is a rapidly evolving one with research translating into clinical guidelines and standards. This text brings together experts to provide an authoritative reference for management of AKI in various clinical settings. Pregnancy related AKI is an important entity which has also been discussed in detail. The recent advances in the field of critical care AKI have been incorporated as well and help the reader to update their knowledge. BT - Basic Nephrology and Acute Kidney Injury SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/26328 DO - 10.5772/26328 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-08-08 ER -