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

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

by Douglas C. Eaton, John Pooler, Douglas C. Eaton, John P. Pooler
     
 

MASTERY OF CONCEPTS – NOT MEMORIZATION OF FACTS

Concise and readable, this text explores the fundamental aspects of renal physiology that are essential for an understanding of clinical medicine.

RIGHT TO THE POINT
*Offers the best review for the USMLE Step 1
*Presents the normal functions of the kidney with clinical correlations to

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MASTERY OF CONCEPTS – NOT MEMORIZATION OF FACTS

Concise and readable, this text explores the fundamental aspects of renal physiology that are essential for an understanding of clinical medicine.

RIGHT TO THE POINT
*Offers the best review for the USMLE Step 1
*Presents the normal functions of the kidney with clinical correlations to disease states
*Offers current research on the molecular and genetic principles underlying renal physiology
*Describes the interrelationships between blood pressure and renal function
*Includes key concepts, learning objectives, clinical examples, and study questions
*Provides a high-yield review of the concepts and functions of renal physiology
*Explains difficult concepts thoroughly, without oversimplification

ON VANDER'S RENAL PHYSIOLOGY ***** “The book to have re: the beans ... If you want to understand the Kidney, no matter where you are in your studies or practice, I wholeheartedly recommend this text."
—Kevin C. Delahanty, MD, USN, online review

***** "A lifesaver ... I am now studying for the USMLE Step 1. I have not looked at Vander's book in a year, but I still remember renal phys, and reviewing it now is the easiest part of my studying ... because, thanks to Vander, I actually understand renal physiology. A great book!!"
—Online reader review

***** "Very well written, and covers all the basic principles that you will need to know to understand pathologies associated with the kidneys."
—Online reader review

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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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