Renal Physiology / Edition 2

Renal Physiology / Edition 2

by Bruce M. Koeppen, Bruce A. Stanton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815152027

ISBN-13: 9780815152026

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This text covers all of the essential points of renal physiology in a concise presentation and provides an essential tool for introducing concepts or reviewing basic information. Extensive use of tables, diagrams, and illustrations aids comprehension. The focus on core concepts, end-of-chapter summaries, and the clinical content and emphasis make this an excellent…  See more details below

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This text covers all of the essential points of renal physiology in a concise presentation and provides an essential tool for introducing concepts or reviewing basic information. Extensive use of tables, diagrams, and illustrations aids comprehension. The focus on core concepts, end-of-chapter summaries, and the clinical content and emphasis make this an excellent learning tool. Includes relevant content on the kidney with regards to the new genetic and molecular information available. Also features a new exam for self testing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815152026
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
199

Table of Contents

Physiology of Body Fluids
Structure and Function of the Kidneys and Lower Urinary Tract
Glomerular Filtration and Renal Blood Flow
Renal Transport Mechanisms: NaCl and Water Reabsorption Along the Nephron
Regulation of Body Fluid Osmolality: Regulation of Water Balance
Regulation of Effective Circulating Volume and NaCl Balance
Regulation of Potassium Balance
Regulation of Acid-Base Balance
Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Balance
Physiology of Diuretic Action
Physiologic Adaptation to Nephron Lost
Appendix A: Integrative Case Studies
Appendix B: Normal Laboratory Values
Appendix C: Nephron Function
Appendix D: Answers to Self-Study Problems
Appendix E: Answers to Integrative Case Studies
Appendix F: Review Examination I
Appendix G: Review Examination II

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