Vander's Renal Physiology, 6/E / Edition 6

Vander's Renal Physiology, 6/E / Edition 6

by Douglas C. Eaton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071357289

ISBN-13: 9780071357289

Pub. Date: 05/01/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

This concise overview of renal physiology introduces basic science principles and their relevance in the clinical expression of disease. Each chapter incorporates a wealth of pedagogical aids including: study questions, learning objectives, and clinical examples. Also serves as a good review for the USMLE Step 1.  See more details below

Overview

This concise overview of renal physiology introduces basic science principles and their relevance in the clinical expression of disease. Each chapter incorporates a wealth of pedagogical aids including: study questions, learning objectives, and clinical examples. Also serves as a good review for the USMLE Step 1.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071357289
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Series:
LANGE Physiology Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
215
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Renal functions, anatomy, and basic processes1
Ch. 2Renal blood flow and glomerular filtration24
Ch. 3Clearance37
Ch. 4Basic transport mechanisms46
Ch. 5Renal handling of organic substances60
Ch. 6Basic renal processes for sodium, chloride, and water73
Ch. 7Control of sodium and water excretion : regulation of plasma volume and plasma osmolality and renal control of systemic blood pressure97
Ch. 8Renal regulation of potassium balance134
Ch. 9Regulation of hydrogen ion balance150
Ch. 10Regulation of calcium and phosphate balance180
Answers to study questions193
App. A201
App. B203
Index205

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