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Title Urine tests : a case-based guide to clinical evaluation and application / Victoria J.A. Sharp, Lisa M. Antes, M. Lee Sanders, Gina M. Lockwood, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2020.

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Subject Urine -- Examination -- Case studies.
Urine -- Analysis -- Case studies.
Alt Name Sharp. Victoria J. A.
Antes, Lisa M.
Sanders, M. Lee.
Lockwood, Gina M.
Description 1 online resource
Note Includes index.
Contents Intro -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Contents -- Editor Bios -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: Urine: The Golden Elixir of Life -- Overview -- Urine Production -- Urine Refinement -- Urine Elimination -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 2: Follow the Money: Costs, Reimbursement and Regulations of Urine Based Testing -- Overview -- Costs -- Reimbursement -- Regulations -- Additional Considerations -- Future Directions -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 3: Going with the Flow: Proper Urine Testing Methods for Clinical Practice -- Overview -- Case 1: Urine Specimen Collection
Methods of Urine Collection -- Random (Routine) Specimen -- First Morning Specimen -- Timed Collection -- Midstream "Clean-Catch" Specimen -- Catheterized Specimen -- Suprapubic Aspirate -- Ordering of Urine Tests -- Case 2: Urine Dipstick Versus Urine Microscopy -- Methods of Urine Testing -- Methods for Chemical Screening -- Methods for Examination of Urine Sediment (Microscopy) -- Automated Urinalysis -- Case 3: Special Urine Testing -- Pregnancy and Ovulation Testing -- Urinary Calculi -- Cytopathologic Examination -- Summary -- References
Chapter 4: Urine Dipstick: Blood -- The Spectrum of Red -- Overview -- The Urine Dipstick Test for Blood -- Sensitivity/Specificity -- When Is it Appropriate to Check Urine for Blood? -- Case 1: Positive Dipstick for Blood, Negative Microscopy for Red Blood Cells -- Case 2: Positive Dipstick for Blood, Positive Microscopy for Normal Shaped Red Blood Cells -- Case 3: Positive Dipstick for Blood, Positive Microscopy for Dysmorphic RBCs -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 5: Urine Dipstick: Proteinuria - Causes, Consequences and Diagnostic Approach -- Overview
The Pathophysiology and Significance of Proteinuria -- Case 1: Dipstick Positive Proteinuria in a Healthy/Low Risk Patient -- The Dipstick Analysis -- Urine Protein Quantification -- Urine Albumin to Creatinine Ratio -- Transient Causes of Proteinuria -- Proteinuria Indicative of Intrinsic Kidney Disease: Nephrotic versus Nephritic Proteinuria -- Case 2: Nephrotic Proteinuria -- Nephrotic Syndrome -- Case 3: Nephritic Proteinuria -- Nephritic Syndrome -- When Is a Kidney Biopsy Indicated? -- Case 4: Proteinuria Screening Indications -- Patients Requiring Routine Screening for Proteinuria
Treatment of Proteinuria -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 6: Urine Dipstick: Urinary Nitrites and Leukocyte Esterase - Dipping into Murky Waters -- Overview -- Interpretation: Clinical Context -- Case 1: Asymptomatic Bacteriuria -- Case 2: Use of Urine Nitrites in Clinical Diagnosis -- Case 3: Use of Urine Leukocyte Esterase in Clinical Diagnosis -- Additional Approaches to Interpreting Urine Dipsticks -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 7: Urine Dipstick: An Approach to Glucosuria, Ketonuria, pH, Specific Gravity, Bilirubin and Urobilinogen - Undeniable Chemistry -- Overview
Summary Urine tests are used by a variety of primary care providers and specialists in order to diagnose, monitor and treat patients with various medical conditions. This first-of-its-kind text is a comprehensive clinical guide to the evaluation and application of urine tests. Clinical cases are used to highlight important aspects of urine testing. Further evaluation and management are then discussed based on the results of the urine tests. Topics covered include financial considerations, regulations, proper collection, testing methods, dipstick analysis, microscopy as well as cancer and drug screening tests, among others. Each chapter contains specific objectives for focus of study. Pertinent images, algorithms and board style review questions for important topics are also included. Written by nephrologists, urologists, other specialists and primary care physicians, Urine Tests uses a comprehensive approach to the clinical use of both common and uncommon urine testing. Primarily appealing to practicing primary care physicians, this book is also a useful resource for specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physician fellows, residents and medical students alike.
ISBN 9783030291389 (electronic bk.)
3030291383 (electronic bk.)
3030291375
9783030291372
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-030-29138-9
10.1007/978-3-030-29
OCLC # 1178715023
Additional Format Original 3030291375 9783030291372 (OCoLC)1110439415.



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