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The preface to this book volunteers the information that it was written for the medical student. It is impossible not to feel that there is too much detail present for this type of reader when it is remembered that renal diseases comprise only a small part of medicine and that this book has over 300 pages. The contents would seem more appropriate for the practicing physician in internal medicine.
The opening chapters on renal physiology and anatomy are clear and most useful, and they clearly demonstrate the necessity of having a firm understanding of these basic facts before a full
The Kidney.. Ann Intern Med. 1959;50:1331. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-5-1331
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