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Author Rennke, Helmut G., author.
Title Renal pathophysiology : the essentials / Helmut G. Rennke, Bradley M. Denker.
Imprint Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer, [2020]
Edition Fifth edition.
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 SMHS Library FSH  WJ 300 REN 2020    AVAILABLE
 SMHS Library RPH  616.61 REN 2020    DUE 06-01-20


Phys. Description vi, 382 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Review of renal physiology -- Regulation of salt and water balance -- Disorders of water balance : hyponatremia, hypernatremia, and polyuria -- Edematous conditions and the use of diuretics -- Acid-base physiology and metabolic alkalosis -- Metabolic acidosis -- Disorders of potassium balance -- Urinalysis and approach to the patient with renal disease -- Pathogenesis and major glomerular and vascular diseases -- Tubulointerstitial diseases -- Acute kidney injury -- Signs and symptoms of chronic renal failure -- Progression of chronic kidney disease.
Summary "Renal pathophysiology can be a difficult subject even for the most advanced medical students. This Fifth Edition of Renal Pathophysiology: The Essentials provides an easy-to-read, case-based approach to learning the mechanisms of renal disease. Each chapter focuses on a mechanism of kidney disease and includes an opening case, learning objectives, integrated open-ended questions, and chapter-ending summaries. Updated with the latest clinical advances and research, this edition also features full-color illustrations and photomicrographs, suggested readings, and online and in-book Q&As"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Kidney Diseases -- physiopathology.
Kidney -- physiopathology.
Other Number 2018054070
Alt Author Denker, Bradley M., author.
ISBN 9781975109592 (pbk.)