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This is one of the best and most comprehensive monographs on the subject of renal physiology to appear in recent years. The approach is primarily and solely functional, and matters relating to renal pathology do not intrude into the discussion except when they clarify the normal activity. For instance, diabetes insipidus is somewhat lengthily considered because of the physiological implications of the disease, whereas the word nephritis is not even mentioned in the index.
The author holds no brief for any special theory of renal function and maintains an admirable objectivity and detachment throughout the book. Perhaps no function of
The Urinary Function of the Kidney.. Ann Intern Med. ;34:1284–1285. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-5-1284_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(5):1284-1285.
Nephrology, Urological Disorders.
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