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Pro-and-con and alternative-position papers on a group of major clinical problems: decisions for dialysis in endstage renal disease; treatment of "essential" hypertension; treatment of renovascular hypertension; the speed with which blood pressure is lowered in hypertensive emergencies; renal biopsy for diagnosis or management; extent of diagnostic study in hypercalciuric nephrolithiasis; hypokalemia in patients being treated with kaliuric drugs; alkali therapy of organic-acid acidosis; the speed of correction of hyponatremia; high-dose steroids in nephritides; plasmapheresis in the nephritides; reflux nephropathy; treatment with calcitriol in renal failure; pathogenesis of progressive renal failure. The authors are nationally recognized experts; unfortunately, for many of
Controversies in Nephrology and Hypertension.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;101:894–895. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-6-894_7
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(6):894-895.
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