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Textbooks in the field of renal physiology and pathophysiology have increased exponentially in the past decade. Despite this increase, the first two editions of Schrier's book achieved enormous popularity among medical students, house staff in internal medicine, and trainees in nephrology. The expanded third edition, easily affordable and now appearing 10 years after the first edition, should continue to be successful.
The book begins with discussions of water metabolism disorders, edema-forming states, sodium and potassium homeostasis, and the pathogenesis and management of acid-base disorders (metabolic and respiratory). Calcium and phosphate transport and their relationship to vitamin D and parathyroid hormone
Renal and Electrolyte Disorders.. Ann Intern Med. ;105:327–328. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-105-2-327
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;105(2):327-328.
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