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Seventh in a series of books on the science and practice of clinical medicine, Nephrology is written for students, house officers, and practicing physicians. The book is divided into nine sections with chapters on anatomy and renal function, diagnostic methods, symptoms, clinical renal syndromes, fluid and electrolyte disorders, and specific renal diseases. This multiauthored text that has the advantages of expert input but also suffers from repetition and uneven content.
The sections on anatomy and renal function are excellent; there are cohesive and informative sections on the physiology and disorders of sodium and potassium. In contrast, the sections on acid
Nephrology.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;96:406. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-96-3-406_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(3):406.
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