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Renal Physiology, 5th Edition

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series (with Student Consult Online Access)


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Renal Physiology helps you to quickly and easily grasp the fundamentals of renal physiology and learn how to apply them in a clinical context. Thoroughly updated, this medical textbook in the Mosby Physiology Monograph Series provides a basic understanding of normal kidney function at the cellular and molecular level. Attractively illustrated with clear 2-color diagrams, it also facilitates study with learning objectives, "In the Clinic" and "At the Molecular Level" boxes, chapter summaries, and clinical cases with review questions and explained answers. Online access at makes this an even more accessible powerful learning resource.

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New to This Edition

    • Put theory into practice with "In the Clinic" or "At the Molecular Level " boxes in each chapter that explain the practical applications of fundamental knowledge.
    • Deepen your understanding of fundamental and advanced information with an expanded collection of review questions reviewed and reorganized by chapter.
    • Master the material more easily with learning objectives, overview boxes, key words and concepts, and chapter summaries.
    • Apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations with clinical cases in question-answer format at the end of each chapter.

Key Features

    • Stay current with clear, accurate coverage of the physiology of normal renal function focusing on the needs of the student. 
    • Bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book. 
    • Understand complex concepts by examining more than more than 250 clear, 2-color diagrams.
    • Consult the book and image library online at Student Consult, anywhere you go ... perform quick searches ... add your own notes and bookmarks ... and more!

Published Reviews

    "This is a nice review of the many functions of the kidney that is a useful study guide for first-time students as well as instructors of renal physiology. The textboxes reviewing clinical applications and summaries provide a quick resource, while the study questions require more in-depth understanding. The answers to the questions and integrative cases are well written and concise, providing a very helpful study resource. The book does not try to review the latest insights in kidney function, instead focusing on the basics to make the learning process easier. This is recommended for students and instructors of nephrology."-Jon Webb, MD(Universityof Kentucky College of Medicine) Doody Review: 76/100

Author Information

    By Bruce M. Koeppen, MD, PhD, Dean, Academic Affairs, Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Professor of Academic Medicine, Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT and Bruce A. Stanton, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and of Physiology, Andrew C. Vail Memorial Professor, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH

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Renal Physiology, 5th Edition
  • Paperback
  • 256 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-08691-2
  • Copyright: 2013