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

Introduction to the Kidney
1Physiology of Body Fluids1
2Structure and Function of the Kidneys and the Lower Urinary Tract17
3Glomerular Filtration and Renal Blood Flow31
4Renal Transport Mechanisms: NaCl and Water Reabsorption Along the Nephron49
5Regulation of Body Fluid Osmolality: Regulation of Water Balance75
6Regulation of Effective Circulating Volume and NaCl Balance93
7Regulation of Potassium Balance117
8Regulation of Acid-Base Balance133
9Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Balance155
10Physiology of Diuretic Action169
11Physiologic Adaptation to Nephron Loss181
Additional Reading193
App. AIntegrative Case Studies199
App. BNormal Laboratory Values205
App. CNephron Function207
App. DAnswers to Self-Study Problems213
App. EAnswers to Integrative Case Studies227
App. F: Review Examination I237
App. G: Review Examination II245

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