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Dr. Reubi's comprehensive text covers the normal structure and function of the kidney, renal functional tests, the nature of kidney diseases—pathologic, clinical, and functional—and treatment. The book is well illustrated, with tissue sections, graphs, and tables; and the text is generously documented with citations from both the European and English-American literature. Careful printing, a clear and pleasant format, and a sturdy binding make the book physically attractive.
Ironically, despite the eminence of American and British nephrologists in the kidney world, they have not produced a text so comprehensive as this. Only H. E. de Wardener's shorter work, The Kidney. An
Nierenkrankheiten.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:361. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-2-361_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(2):361.
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