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August 15, 2001

NephrologyMassry and Glassock's Textbook of Nephrology

Author Affiliations

Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorDavid H.MorseMS, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media


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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001American Medical Association


edited by Shaul G. Massry and Richard J. Glassock, 4th ed, 2112 pp, $350, ISBN 0-683-304887-7, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

JAMA. 2001;286(7):849-850. doi:10.1001/jama.286.7.849-JBK0815-4-1

If some people need to upgrade their cars or computers every five years or even sooner, why not do the same with their kidney books? This particular model, coming out some six years after the previous version, is now in its fourth edition. Formerly published in two volumes, it now consists of one volume but with the same number of pages (2000), bulky and heavy, so that those wishing to read it rather than decorate their libraries must undergo a certain amount of physical discomfort. They will, however, find the effort well worthwhile.

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