Principles of Renal Physiology

Principles of Renal Physiology

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Review(s) about a previous edition: 'This is a well written, compact physiology text on the functions of the kidney ...The author has carefully selected the relevant topics and provided the student with an up-to-date and well-balanced analysis of basic functions of the nephron, as well as a concise survey of the major regulatory mechanisms of salt and water homeostasis ...The book is lucidly written and well-illustrated and should serve as a valuable introductory text for physiology students.' - "Quarterly Journal of Experimental Physiology". 'The students of physiology at the University of Birmingham Medical School ...are very lucky if their class teaching is as good as this paperback.' - "British Book News". 'Presents clearly and concisely the principles of renal physiology at a level eminently suitable to the needs of the preclinical medical student ...confidently recommended.'
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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 154 x 228 x 16mm | 322.06g
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Softcover reprint of the original 4th ed. 2000
  • 3 black & white illustrations
  • 0792361784
  • 9780792361787
  • 1,206,183

Table of contents

1. The body fluids. 2. Essential anatomy of the kidney. 3. Glomerular filtration. 4. Tubular transport. 5. The Proximal tubule. 6. The loop of Henle, distal tubule and collecting duct. 7. Renal blood flow and glomerular filtration rate.
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about a previous edition: 'This is a well written, compact physiology text on the functions of the kidney ... The author has carefully selected the relevant topics and and provided the student with an up-to-date and well-balanced analysis of basic functions of the nephron, as well as a concise survey of the major regulatory mechanisms of salt and water homeostasis ... The book is lucidly written and well-illustrated and should serve as a valuable introductory text for physiology students.' Quarterly Journal of Experimental Physiology 'The students of physiology at the University of Birmingham Medical School ... are very lucky if their class teaching is as good as this paperback.' British Book News 'Presents clearly and concisely the principles of renal physiology at a level eminently suitable to the needs of the preclinical medical student ... confidently recommended.' New Zeland Medical Journal
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