Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders (5th edition)

Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders (5th edition)

By: Theodore Post (author), Burton David Rose (author)Paperback

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. "The core of information that the clinician should possess" -- From the PrefaceLike its highly acclaimed predecessors, the Fifth Edition of this classic effectively integrates the essentials of renal and electrolyte physiology with the common clinical disorders of acid-base and electrolyte balance. FEATURES: *An easy-to-read writing style that demystifies this difficult subject *Basic science coverage of water and electrolyte physiology, renal physiology, and regulation of water and electrolyte balance *Clinical chapters that quickly guide you through key points of etiology, pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of common disorders *Crystal clear figures and handy tables that summarize key information *End-of-chapter problems that test mastery of the material NEW IN THIS EDITION: *New sections on endothelin and nitric oxide *State-of-the-art information on the properties of the calcium-sensing receptor *Revised and expanded coverage of the neurologic sequelae of hyponatremia *In-depth discussion of the edematous states, including heart failure, nephrotic syndrome, and cirrhosis *Hundreds of new references

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Contents

Part One: Renal Physiology. Chapter 1: Introduction to Renal Function. Chapter 2: Renal Circulation and Glomerular Filtration Rate. Chapter 3: Proximal Tubule. Chapter 4: Loop of Henle and the Countercurrent Mechanism. Chapter 5: Functions of the Distal Nephron. Chapter 6: Effects of Hormones on Renal Function. Part Two: Regulation of Water and Electrolyte Balance. Chapter 7: The Total Body Water and the Plasma Sodium Concentration. Chapter 8: Regulation of the Effective Circulating Volume. Chapter 9: Regulation of Plasma Osmolality. Chapter 10: Acid-Base Physiology. Chapter 11: Regulation of Acid-Base Balance. Chapter 12: Potassium Homeostasis. Part Three: Physiologic Approach to Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders. Chapter 13: Meaning and Application of Urine Chemistries. Chapter 14: Hypovolemic States. Chapter 15: Clinical Use of Diuretics. Chapter 16: Edematous States. Chapter 17: Introduction to Simple and Mixed Acid-Base Disorders. Chapter 18: Metabolic Alkalosis. Chapter 19: Metabolic Acidosis. Chapter 20: Respiratory Acidosis. Chapter 21: Respiratory Alkalosis. Chapter 22: Introduction to Disorders of Osmolality. Chapter 23: Hypoosmolal States - Hyponatremia. Chapter 24: Hyperosmolal States - Hyponatremia. Chapter 25: Hyperosmolal States - Hyperglycemia Chapter 26: Introduction to Disorders of Potassium Balance. Chapter 27: Hypokalemia. Chapter 28: Hyperkalemia. Chapter 29: Answers to the Problems. Chapter 30: Summary of Equations and Formulas.

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  • ISBN13: 9780071346825
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1008
  • ID: 9780071346825
  • weight: 1241
  • ISBN10: 0071346821
  • edition: 5th edition

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