Written in a clear, concise, logical style, this trusted text reviews the
fundamental principles of the structure, function and pathologies of the
human kidney that are essential for an understanding of clinical medicine.
Combining the latest research with a fully integrated teaching approach,
the eighth edition of Vander's Renal Physiology features revised sections
that explain how the kidneys affect other body systems and how they in
turn are affected by these systems. Each chapter is filled with the tools
you need to truly learn key concepts rather than merely memorize facts.
Begins with the basics and works up to advanced principles. Focuses on the
logic of renal processes Includes the most current research on the
molecular and genetic principles underlying renal physiology. Explains the
relationship between blood pressure and renal function Presents the normal
functions of the kidney with clinical correlations to disease states.
Includes study questions with an answer key at the end of each chapter.
Features learning aids such as flow charts, diagrams, key concept clinical
examples, boxed statements to emphasize major points, learning objectives,
and review questions with answers and explanations.