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Like 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.
*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 --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
This text book is filled with repetition all in the hopes of having the reader understand.
I would definitely recommend it if you are keen to get a handle on (or master) acid-base and electrolyte physiology and disorders.
Relatively thick book on a single subject and therefore coverage is very good yet it is it is very easy to read and understand.
really some useful material for students (the first chapters), and clincians, i consider myself this book as a must have for those who are interested in the topic.Published 6 months ago by Marcelo Huerta
extremely good book i would all nephrologiest and internest to read to understand fluid and electrolyte pathophysiology and management thanksPublished 6 months ago by nihal
The book was advertised as like new condition with few markings only in pencil. When I received the book it was in OK condition with markings in ink throughout the book hand... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
Though the book was advertised as an old one, it never looked like one. It was really a double bonanza (ie) inexpensive and yet with an untouched look and feel.Published 15 months ago by moses
I wasn't paying attention and order this book thinking it was a newer version. I thought I was getting the book that had this cover but didn't notice that the description was an... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Medstudent
very nice book. Super easy to read. I thought I was reading Dr. Seuss but more interesting. A must for any wanna-be nephrologistPublished 21 months ago by Amazon Customer
I started reading this my first year of fellowship. It really gave me a deeper understanding of pathogenesis of electrolyte disorders. Read morePublished on August 25, 2011 by Jay V
Thick as the day is long but well written!
No regrets at all - a premier resource for when time allows a chapter or two.
You can purchase with confidence.