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April 20, 1895

Text-book of Diseases of the Kidneys and Urinary Organs.

JAMA. 1895;XXIV(16):607. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430160035022

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Prof. Paul Fürbringer is Director of the Freiderichshall Hospital in Berlin, who has been known to the profession for many years as an able writer in various departments, particularly in connection with the kidneys and the urine. This volume opens with general remarks on albuminuria, hematuria, hemoglobinuria, renal casts, dropsy and uremia, and gives special and particular consideration to the circulatory disturbances of the kidneys, kidney disease in Asiatic cholera, renal affections during pregnancy, engorged kidney, hemorrhagic renal infarctions, inflammation of the kidneys, diffuse nephritis, acute diffuse nephritis, albuminuria in febrile diseases,chronic diffuse nephritis,contracted kidney, amyloid degeneration of the kidney, and infection of the kidneys leading to suppuration.

There is absolutely no padding in this book. It has been pruned, pared and freed from superfluities until from start to finish it is a solid compact mass of well-digested facts. To contemporaries, while not always agreeing with them in their conclusions,

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