Pediatric nephrology

Renal referral pearls

How to make pediatric nephrology most helpful

Dr. Goebel discusses why not to get finger (or heel stick) blood samples when screening for renal tubular acidosis and what to do instead. Learn more about Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura nephritis and the evaluation of pediatric hypertension. Also, discover reasons why to not get a renal ultrasound in the newborn nursery on babies with prenatally detected findings and when to get one.

Presented by: Jens Goebel, MD - Section Head of Pediatric Nephrology, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital