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Dr. Wesson took on the formidable task of writing a book on renal physiology in which it was his intention to review as much of the field as possible and to provide a large body of reference for the more advanced student. No one has attempted this since Homer Smith published his classic monograph in 1951. The task today is, of course, all the more awesome because of the logarithmic rate of growth of the literature during this interval.
The emphasis in Dr. Wesson's book is on normal physiology, with only abbreviated sections on pathophysiology and renal disease. Therefore the
Physiology of the Human Kidney.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:1223. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-71-6-1223_1
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