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Magnesium in clinical practice / Jean Durlach

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Magnesium in clinical practice from Jean Durlach

Magnesium in clinical practice draws upon almost 1500 fully referenced published sources, including the most up-to-date work.
The first part of the book describes the biochemical, cellular and physiological characteristics of magnesium, as well as its absorption, storage, excretion and metabolic regulation and ends with an account of research methods.
Neuromuscular and other forms of primary magnesium deficits are discussed in the second part of the book and a distinction is made between these forms which are well documented and frequently encountered and those for which the evidence is more theoretical and which are rarely seen.
The account, in the next section, of secondary magnesium deficits deals with simple dietary deficiency as well as depletions, for example, those forms associated with metabolic and renal disorders. Emphasis is given here to conditions such as alcoholism, diabetes and the results of diuretic treatment which are of such importance to the clinician.
The fourth part of the book discusses magnesium overload, for example linked to parental nutrition.
The final part of the book gives detailed consideration to the treatment of magnesium deficit and overload and discusses the role of magnesium in a number of clinical conditions.

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Author(s):
Jean Durlach
Condition:
Used: very good
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Hardback
ISBN-10:
0861961447
Number of pages:
360
Publisher:
John Libbey Eurotext
Title:
Magnesium in clinical practice

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Magnesium in clinical practice from Jean Durlach

Magnesium in clinical practice draws upon almost 1500 fully referenced published sources, including the most up-to-date work.
The first part of the book describes the biochemical, cellular and physiological characteristics of magnesium, as well as its absorption, storage, excretion and metabolic regulation and ends with an account of research methods.
Neuromuscular and other forms of primary magnesium deficits are discussed in the second part of the book and a distinction is made between these forms which are well documented and frequently encountered and those for which the evidence is more theoretical and which are rarely seen.
The account, in the next section, of secondary magnesium deficits deals with simple dietary deficiency as well as depletions, for example, those forms associated with metabolic and renal disorders. Emphasis is given here to conditions such as alcoholism, diabetes and the results of diuretic treatment which are of such importance to the clinician.
The fourth part of the book discusses magnesium overload, for example linked to parental nutrition.
The final part of the book gives detailed consideration to the treatment of magnesium deficit and overload and discusses the role of magnesium in a number of clinical conditions.

Author(s):
Jean Durlach
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0861961447
Number of pages:
360
Publisher:
John Libbey Eurotext
Title:
Magnesium in clinical practice

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