Presenting the principles of renal physiology, this text focuses on the functions of the kidney. It presents an analysis of basic functions of the nephron, as well as a survey of the major regulatory mechanisms of salt and water homeostasis. It is useful for preclinical medical students and serves as an introductory text for physiology students.
Review(s) about a previous edition: 'This is a well written, compact physiology text on the functions of the kidney ...The author has carefully selected the relevant topics and provided the student with an up-to-date and well-balanced analysis of basic functions of the nephron, as well as a concise survey of the major regulatory mechanisms of salt and water homeostasis ...The book is lucidly written and well-illustrated and should serve as a valuable introductory text for physiology students.' - "Quarterly Journal of Experimental Physiology". 'The students of physiology at the University of Birmingham Medical School ...are very lucky if their class teaching is as good as this paperback.' - "British Book News". 'Presents clearly and concisely the principles of renal physiology at a level eminently suitable to the needs of the preclinical medical student ...confidently recommended.'