Table of Contents

Renal anatomy.
Renal physiology.
Assessment of renal function.
Renal biopsy.
Disorders of extracellular volume.
Disorders of water metabolism.
Disorders of potassium metabolism.
Disorders of calcium, phosphate, and magnesium metabolism.
Normal acid-base balance.
Metabolic acidosis.
Metabolic alkalosis.
Respiratory acidosis, respiratory alkalosis, and mixed disorders.
Introduction to glomerular disease : clinical presentations.
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