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Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders (Clinical Physiology of Acid Base & Electrolyte Disorders)

 
 
 
 
Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders (Clinical Physiology of Acid Base & Electrolyte Disorders)
Author: Burton Rose - Theodore Post
ISBN 13: 9780071346825
ISBN 10: 71346821
Edition: 5
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Publication Date: 2001-01-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1008
List Price: $87.00
 
 

“The core of information that the clinician should possess”

— From the Preface

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.

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

Booknews

Largely rewritten to reflect advances that have been made and controversies that have arisen since publication of the 3rd edition in 1989, this monograph integrates the essentials of renal and electrolyte physiology with the common clinical disorders of acid-base and electrolyte balance. For students, residents, and clinicians. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)