Renal pathophysiology can be a difficult subject even for the most advanced medical students. This Fifth Edition of Renal Pathophysiology: The Essentialsprovides an easy-to-read, case-based approach to learning the mechanisms of renal disease. Each chapter focuses on a mechanism of kidney disease and includes an opening case, learning objectives, integrated open-ended questions, and chapter-ending summaries. Updated with the latest clinical advances and research, this edition also features full-color illustrations and photomicrographs, suggested readings, and online and in-book Q&As.
Updated chapter-openingCase Presentations(with Summary and Case Discussion at the end of chapter) introduce real-life clinical situations and allow students to apply what they’ve learned.
New illustrations and clinical imagesclarify key concepts,key termsare now bolded, and anew appendixlists formulas and lab values for easy reference.
Open-ended and multiple-choice questionsstimulate critical thinking and allow students to gauge their mastery of the information.
SeparateSummaryandCase Discussionboxesprovide at-a-glance, bulleted information for easy review.
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