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The Renal System: Systems of the Body Series, 2e 2nd Edition


The Renal System: Systems of the Body Series, 2e 2nd Edition

This is an integrated textbook on the renal system, covering the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of the system, all presented in a clinically relevant context appropriate for the first two years of the medical student course.

  • One of the seven volumes in the Systems of the Body series.
  • Concise text covers the core anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in an integrated manner as required by system- and problem-based medical courses.
  • The basic science is presented in the clinical context in a way appropriate for the early part of the medical course.
  • There is a linked website providing self-assessment material ideal for examination preparation.

Editorial Reviews


From a review of the first edition: “Each of the eleven chapters begins with a list of chapter objectives. These objectives are very useful indeed, as they provide a clear outline of the material covered in the chapter, and allow an opportunity to review upon completion of the chapter…Overall, this text book is most impressive. It includes an easy to understand glossary, clear headings, and comprehensive chapters arranged in an appropriate sequence, each building on the knowledge of the previous chapters.” Medical Student, University of Adelaide, Ramsay Group Medical Books, January 2002

About the Author

Michael Field, Associate Dean (Curriculum Development); David Harris, Associate Professor; and Carol Pollock, Associate Professor, All of Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Product details

  • Series: Systems of the Body
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 2 edition (April 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0702033715
  • ISBN-13: 978-0702033711


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