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Title Acid-base disorders and their treatment / edited by F. John Gennari [and others]
Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 856 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front cover; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1 Acid-Base Chemistry and Buffering; 2 Intracellular Acid-Base Homeostasis; 3 Determinants of Carbon Dioxide Tension; 4 Renal Regulation of Hydrogen Ion Balance; 5 Molecular Biology of Renal Acid-Base Transporters; 6 Regulation of Acid-Base Balance: Overview; 7 Gastrointestinal Influences on Hydrogen Ion Balance; 8 An Evolutionary Perspective on the Acid-Base Effects of Diet; 9 Metabolic Acidosis: General Considerations; 10 Diabetic and Other Forms of Ketoacidosis; 11 Lactic Acidosis; 12 Toxin-Induced Metabolic Acidosis
Summary With detailed contributions and research from experts in the physiology of normal acid-base homeostasis and the management of acid-base disorders, this reference supplies an abundance of information on acid-base physiology, disorders of acid-base equilibrium, and the management and treatment of these disorders in clinical practice. A unique and timely source, this guide provides a large number of tables, references, and figures to illustrate the relationship between the underlying physiology and diagnosis of acid-base disorders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Acid-Base Imbalance -- physiopathology.
Acidosis -- therapy.
Alkalosis -- therapy.
Acid-base imbalances.
Acid-base imbalances.
MEDICAL -- Endocrinology & Metabolism.
MEDICAL -- Nutrition.
Form Electronic book
Author Gennari, F. John.
ISBN 0203027159