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Renal, Fluids, and Electrolytes (RFE): Week 2

Resources for the RFE course

Concept Map

Concept maps are intended to help you reason through the PBL material and integrate foundational science mechanisms with the clinical components of the case. Complete the map during self-study time during the week. A completed map will be posted on Friday afternoon for you to check your work/progress.

Week 2 Reading Assignments

In Print (aka no electronic access)

Renal Pathophysiology: The Essentials by Rennke and Denker
WJ 300 R795r 2014 (Reserve-Core, 2nd floor Library Information Desk)

  • Chapter 2, pages 31-66, Regulation of Salt and Water Balance
  • Chapter 3, pages 67-96, Disorders of Water Balance: Hyponatremia, Hypernatremia, and Polyuria
  • Chapter 4, pages 97-123, Edematous States and the Use of Diuretics