Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2001-01-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
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This superbly written text gives students, residents, and practitioners the edge in understanding the mechanisms and clinical management of acid-base disorders. Presents the core information to understand renal and electrolyte physiology, and reviews the treatment rationale for all major acid-base and electrolyte disturbances. The entire text is exhaustively revised, and now includes questions and answers in each chapter.

Table of 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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