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The Patient and the Machine

  • C. M. Roberts

Abstract

The human kidney has three main functions, the excretion of waste products of metabolism, the balance of salt and water in the body and the secretion of hormones associated with blood pressure control and the stimulation of the bone marrow.

Keywords

Peritoneal Dialysis Chronic Renal Failure Renal Unit Treatment Room Chronic Renal Failure Patient 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. M. Roberts
    • 1
  1. 1.Renal UnitRoyal Free HospitalLondonUK

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