Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders / Edition 5

Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders / Edition 5

by Burton Rose, Theodore Post, Theodore W. Post
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071346821

ISBN-13: 9780071346825

Pub. Date: 12/22/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

This superbly written text gives students, residents, and practitioners the edge in understanding the mechanisms and clinical management of acid-base disorders. Presents the core information to understand renal and electrolyte physiology, and reviews the treatment rationale for all major acid-base and electrolyte disturbances. The entire text is exhaustively

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This superbly written text gives students, residents, and practitioners the edge in understanding the mechanisms and clinical management of acid-base disorders. Presents the core information to understand renal and electrolyte physiology, and reviews the treatment rationale for all major acid-base and electrolyte disturbances. The entire text is exhaustively revised, and now includes questions and answers in each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071346825
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/22/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1008
Sales rank:
568,507
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction to Renal Function3
2Renal Circulation and Glomerular Filtration Rate20
3Proximal Tubule66
4Loop of Henle and the Countercurrent Mechanism104
5Functions of the Distal Nephron132
6Effects of Hormones on Renal Function150
7The Total Body Water and the Plasma Sodium Concentration219
8Regulation of the Effective Circulating Volume235
9Regulation of Plasma Osmolality261
10Acid-Base Physiology274
11Regulation of Acid-Base Balance300
12Potassium Homeostasis346
13Meaning and Application of Urine Chemistries379
14Hypovolemic States388
15Clinical Use of Diuretics418
16Edematous States447
17Introduction to Simple and Mixed Acid-Base Disorders500
18Metabolic Alkalosis515
19Metabolic Acidosis540
20Respiratory Acidosis604
21Respiratory Alkalosis629
22Introduction to Disorders of Osmolality638
23Hypoosmolal States - Hyponatremia651
24Hyperosmolal States - Hypernatremia695
25Hyperosmolal States - Hyperglycemia737
26Introduction to Disorders of Potassium Balance763
27Hypokalemia776
28Hyperkalemia823
29Answers to the Problems863
30Summary of Equations and Formulas888
Index893

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