Scott Liebman

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Diseases of Volume Regulation: Diuretic Therapy

Does this patient have a condition treatable with diuretics? What are diuretics? Diuretics are commonly used drugs that act on different sites of the nephron to limit the reabsorption of sodium, resulting in a decrease in extracellular volume. Diuretics are used in the treatment of hypertension and in various edematous states. In addition, specific diuretics…

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