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From The CriticsReviewer: B. Peter E. Sawaya, MD(University of Kentucky College of Medicine)
Description: This is a concise and clinically oriented review of the major disorders in nephrology, including hypertension and renal replacement therapies. Although this is a first edition, the core of this book represents an expansion of a previously published manual.
Purpose: The objective is to provide students and practicing clinicians with a clinically useful guide to all areas in nephrology and hypertension. This objective is worthy given the current busy schedule of physicians. The author's objective is diligently met by providing a concise, yet comprehensive review of clinically pertinent problems in a very well-organized and easy-to-find fashion.
Audience: This book is written for medical students, house officers, nephrology trainees, and practicing physicians, particularly for those who have an interest in nephrology. It is written in a way that is easy to read and follow, even for those who have limited knowledge of the topic. The author is a credible authority in the field with a proven record in publishing successful books.
Features: This book contains numerous graphs and photographs that are pertinent and of excellent clarity. References are amazingly up-to-date, with some less than one year old. The appearance of the book is excellent with a durable hard cover. The book is very well organized with easy-to-find topics and an extensive index.
Assessment: This book is well written, concise, and clinically oriented. It is very useful for students and practicing clinicians. The organization of the book is very well done so one can quickly find a particular topic. All areas in nephrology are covered, including acid-base, fluid and electrolyte disorders, and hypertension. The author should be commended on the pertinent and up-to-date references. This book is highly recommended for personal as well as library use.