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Due to the presence of dialysis units in many large hospitals and the increasing number of patients receiving dialysis, more general internists are becoming involved in the care of these patients. Many of the problems in dialysis patients are critical, and the internist may feel uncomfortable in providing any therapy or advice even when a nephrologist is unavailable. When seeking an objective source of information, the general internist must use bulky nephrology texts having greater detail than he requires, or books on the technical aspects of dialysis that may provide inadequate information on patient management.
This book admirably provides the
Maintenance Hemodialysis.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;95:402. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-3-402_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(3):402.
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