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January 5, 1957

Modern Views on the Secretion of Urine

JAMA. 1957;163(1):83. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970360085023

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So many excellent monographs and symposiums on the kidney have been published in recent years that it might seem superfluous to present another volume on the kidney to the medical public. Yet the quality of this new volume is so high that physicians interested in renology will welcome this addition to their libraries. This collection of 10 essays covers a wide range of topics in renal physiology and pathology. The essays originated in a series of lectures delivered at University College, London, as a memorial to Prof. A. R. Cushny, who, 40 years ago, published his classic monograph with the same title. The response of audiences at these lectures was so enthusiastic that their sponsor, Professor Winton, took the initiative in editing the lectures and in offering them to the public in their present form. The titles and authors are (1) Standard Renal Clearances in Mammals by S. E. Dicker,

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