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This small volume makes no pretentions to being an exhaustive treatise on the subject of renal disease. The title is well chosen. Nevertheless, it contains the essential information presented in a readable fashion. There are brief chapters on the physiology of the kidney, impairment of renal function, and tests of renal function. The author then presents the principal signs and symptoms of renal disease and devotes short chapters to the more important ones such as edema, albuminuria, hypertension, retinal lesions (illustrated), etc. The various clinical syndromes and their treatment are then described. Part VII deals with hypertension and the rôle
Practical Talks on Kidney Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:1916. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-10-1916_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(10):1916.
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