Renal pathophysiology can be a difficult subject even for the most advanced medical students. This 5th Edition of Renal Pathophysiology: The Essentials provides an easy-to-read, case-based approach to learning the mechanisms of renal disease. Each chapter focuses on a mechanism of kidney disease and includes an opening case, learning objectives, integrated open-ended questions and chapter-ending summaries. Updated with the latest clinical advances and research, this edition also features full-color illustrations and photomicrographs, suggested readings and online and in-book Q&As. FEATURES ? Updated chapter-opening Case Presentations (with Summary and Case Discussion at the end of chapter) introduce real-life clinical situations and allow students to apply what they’ve learned. ? New illustrations and clinical images clarify key concepts, key terms are now bolded, and a new appendix lists formulas and lab values for easy reference. ? Open-ended and multiple-choice questions stimulate critical thinking and allow students to gauge their mastery of the information. ? Separate Summary and Case Discussion boxes provide at-a-glance, bulleted information for easy review. ? Online resources include multiple-choice review questions and a new appendix that lists formulas and lab values for easy reference. Enrich Your eBook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities! ? Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet or smartphone. ? Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech. ? Adapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges and more.