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Twenty-four years have passed since my physiology professor (an internist) asked how the integrated courses could be improved. My suggestion was to search for specialty texts for each organ system. Now from Washington University comes a readable text, with many tables and figures, that is designed to meet this need in renal physiology, kidney disease, and acid-base electrolytes. Clearly, the syllabus has been reworked by a dedicated faculty.
From the countercurrent exchanger to the kallikreinbradykinin-prostaglandin system to mechanisms of proteinuria, rarely does a complicated sentence confuse the reader. Some points that do criticize, however, include one tightly printed table in
The Kidney and Body Fluids in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;99:429. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-99-3-429_2
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