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Section 1: Background

(1.1) Section 1: Background

(1.2) Physiological changes in renal function

(1.3) Renal clearance of lithium

(1.4) Chronic kidney disease: introduction and definition

(1.5) Interactive exercise: chronic kidney disease: markers and consequences

(1.6) Chronic kidney disease: classification

(1.7) Section 1: Recap

(1.8) Section 1: Summary

 

Section 2: Overview of lithium’s renal adverse effects and renal function monitoring

(2.1) Section 2: Overview of lithium’s renal adverse effects and renal function monitoring 

(2.2) Overview of renal adverse effects of lithium

(2.3) Impaired urinary concentration and diabetes insipidus

(2.4) Risk factors for lithium-associated renal changes

(2.5) Monitoring renal function in patients taking lithium

(2.6) Interactive exercise: monitoring parameters

(2.7) Section 2: Recap

(2.8) Section 2: Summary

 

Section 3: Management of lithium-associated CKD

(3.1) Section 3: Management of lithium-associated CKD

(3.2) Objectives and principles

(3.3) Reflection: suggested answers

(3.4) Monitoring renal function in patients with CKD

(3.5) Management of lithium associated CKD in mental health services

(3.6) Interactive exercise: risks versus benefits of continuing or discontinuing lithium

(3.7) Referral to a nephrologist

(3.8) Discontinuing lithium

(3.9) Clinical vignette

(3.10) Reflection: suggested answer

(3.11) Section 3: Recap

(3.12) Section 3: Summary

 

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