The Handbook of Nephrology offers an analytical yet understandable overview of nephrology - with an emphasis on principles and pathophysiology. Written in a clear, outline format, this handbook provides learning strategies and content t found in other books. This pocket-sized book offers medical students, interns, and residents a concise introduction to the field. Primary care physicians, internists, surgeons, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants will also find this book useful. Features: small eugh to fit into a coat pocket; a helpful teaching aid to nephrology fellows and faculty; includes tables of commonly used information - eliminating the need for memorization; and, patient cases at end of each chapter reinforce the concepts.