Pocket Guide to Kidney Stone Prevention

Pocket Guide to Kidney Stone Prevention

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This book provides a concise, patient-directed approach to stone prevention. It defines who to evaluate and when to treat, and provides empiric guidelines for all stone formers. Specific treatment guidelines are also included, based on the kidney stone composition and the underlying metabolic abnormalities demonstrated by 24-hour urine stone risk profile. Written by experts in the field, Pocket Guide to Kidney Stone Prevention: Dietary and Medical Therapy serves as a valuable resource for a broad base of clinicians in primary and specialty care.Overweight and obese patients should be counseled that weight loss is an important goal for reducing stone risk factors. ... most accurate equations for calculating resting metabolic rate (RMR) are the Mifflin St. Jeor and Livingston equations.

Title:Pocket Guide to Kidney Stone Prevention
Author:Manoj Monga, Kristina L. Penniston, David S. Goldfarb
Publisher:Springer - 2014-11-01


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