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Internal Medicine - Nephrology
Nephrology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of renal (kidney) and urinary system disease. Nephrologists treat fluid, electrolyte, acid-base, and mineral imbalances; glomerulonephritis; hypertension; and polycystic kidney. They provide hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis treatment and are involved in the management of kidney transplant recipients after transplantation.
- Number of physicians in specialty - Small, less than 10,000
- Competitiveness of Fellowship - Low
- Length of training - two years after initial 3 year residency
Values & Personality Traits of Physicians in Internal Medicine - Nephrology
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- Taking care of people
- Working with my mind
- Good income
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