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Student Reviews


BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 01 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:0510394
  1. Sun Tun, final year medical student1,
  2. Bishoy Morris, primary care physician2
  1. 1University of Medicine, Yangon, Myanmar
  2. 2Assiut, Egypt

The internet has become an incredibly useful tool for education: you shouldn't ignore websites about subjects that you're interested in. Here are some links to help you learn about nephrology.

The first,, will give you a comprehensive introduction and covers detailed basic scientific concepts of renal pathology. The site includes thorough explanations of diseases and treatment options as well as other useful resources. Via the site you can contact nephrologists and get a chance to read about cases on the patients' forum.

The Renal Association (, the professional body for UK nephrologists, has a lot of information on many interesting topics. The site includes numerous links, including resources for patients, and every one is worth a look. Updated news about meetings and academic programmes cater for UK medics as well as those from other countries. This site includes research, prizes, training, and other …

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