Renal and genitourinary system

Custodian: Dr. Raisa Kanji
Reviewer: Dr. Anke Banks
ROYAL COLLEGE OBJECTIVES: RENAL AND GENITOURINARY SYSTEM
  1. Fluids and electrolyte requirements in normal and abnormal states
  2. Normal mechanisms of acid-base balance
  3. Symptoms and signs
    • Enuresis and urinary incontinence
    • Hematuria
    • Hypertension
    • Proteinuria
    • Retroperitoneal and/or pelvic mass
    • Scrotal swelling or pain
  4. Conditions
    • Acute and chronic renal dysfunction
    • Congenital and acquired hydronephrosis
    • Congenital structural anomalies of the urinary tract
    • Congenital and acquired disorders of the male and female external genitalia, including undescended testes
    • Disorders of acid-base and electrolyte balance
    • Disorders of water balance
    • Nephritic syndromes
    • Nephrotic syndromes
    • Renal tubular disorders
    • Renal calculi
    • Urinary tract infection
    • Vesico-ureteral reflux and obstructive uropathies
  5. Indications for, and complications and contraindications of dialysis and renal transplantation
CLINICAL TOOLS

1. Pediatric Blood Pressure Guide. A useful app for your mobile phone

PRACTICE QUESTIONS
  1. Cards: On-line cases that aid in development of clinical reasoning
LECTURE NOTES AND REVIEW ARTICLES

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Last updated 22 October 2021.