0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

Renal disease.

S. L. Wilens, MD
JAMA. 1963;184(7):604-605. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03700200126039.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

ABSTRACT

The wealth of new information concerning the kidney may not have completed the conquest of renal disease, but it has inspired a number of new books, not all of uniformly scholarly attainment. The present volume, however, stands out as a monumental accomplishment, one that can be read by any devoted nephrophile with comfort and satisfaction. Its knowledgeable contributors from several continents write with authority on their own selective fields; every conceivable facet of the subject, and one or two somewhat extraneous ones, are well covered.

In various chapters the convoluted ramifications of renal dynamics are pursued relentlessly up limb and down tubule. The knotty problems of glomerular function are unraveled and neatly retied. Even the relatively recent principles of Homer Smith are in part superseded by such marvelous mechanisms as "sodium pumps," "cross current multipliers," "stop flows," and "feed backs." Oliver's footnote quotation from Samuel Johnson, "Why walk a distance

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Letters

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();