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This is a compilation of the clinical and chemical methods for the investigation of diseases of the kidney, gallbladder and liver. For the most part the book deals with renal disease, and only a small but adequate section is devoted to the gallbladder and liver. The author has been closely associated with Volhard through practically all his work on renal disease and is well equipped both from experience and from training to present an authoritative treatise on this subject. While the work is essentially in manual form, the thoroughness with which the data are handled compares favorably with more exhaustive books on the subject. The reader further has the advantage of the author's extensive experience in not having to decide as to the value of any of the methods given. Only such procedures as have been definitely proved helpful clinically are discussed. An English edition of this book should be
Einfache quantitative, klinisch-chemische Harn- und Blutuntersuchungsmethoden: Eine Anleitung zur Ausführung diagnotisch wichtiger quantitativer Methoden ohne besondere Laboratoriumseinrichtung zum Gebrauch für die ärztliche Praxis. JAMA. 1935;104(5):422. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760050068033