Editorial: Shortage of kidneys

September 1974
British Medical Journal;9/21/1974, Vol. 3 Issue 5933, p703
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Donors without a Heartbeat. Cecka, J. Michael // New England Journal of Medicine;7/25/2002, Vol. 347 Issue 4, p281 

    Editorial. Focuses on the shortage of suitable kidneys available for transplantation in the United States. Reference to an article by Weber et al in this issue which raises the possibility that kidneys from donors whose hearts have stopped beating could expand the number of cadaveric kidneys...

  • Saving Juice in California.  // Christian Science Monitor;5/23/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 125, p8 

    Editorial. Discusses the outlook for the power shortage in the United States and compares the crisis to a power shortage in Brazil.

  • Editorials can get workforce message out to the public.  // AHA News;9/10/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 36, p6 

    Presents information on the role of editorials in the public awareness concerning the problems caused by workforce shortages in hospitals. Proposals for the shortage problem.

  • The Labor Shortage Has Finally Arrived. Findeis, Jill L. // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;2001 1st Quarter, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p3 

    Editorial. Focuses on issues surrounding labor shortage in the United States. Impact of the shortage on the food industry; Positive effects of the labor shortage; Suggestions for employers.

  • Where have all our drugs gone? The generic drug shortage. Lockwood, Charles; Kaplan, Stanley // Contemporary OB/GYN;Feb2002, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p9 

    Editorial. Comments on the shortage of generic drugs in the U.S. Reasons for the shortage; Suggestions to resolve the problem; Impact of bioterrorism attacks on the shortage.

  • Out of options. Skipper, G.C. // Overdrive;Oct96, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p7 

    Editorial. Comments on the growing shortage of diesel technicians or mechanics in the United States and its implications for the trucking industry. Consequences of the shortage; Reasons for the shortage; Solutions for addressing the diesel technicians shortage.

  • A Fiar Deal for Patients with Renal Failure.  // British Medical Journal;2/1/1975, Vol. 1 Issue 5952, p230 

    Focuses on the shortage of the availability of kidneys for renal transplantation in Great Britain. Reasons for kidneys shortage; Proposals of the British Transplantation Society to improve the supply of donor organs; Expansion on the dialysis service of National Health Service.

  • A Free Market in Kidneys: Efficient and Equitable. Barnett II, William; Saliba, Michael; Walker, Deborah // Independent Review;Winter2001, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p373 

    Advocates a free market for kidneys in the United States. Probable reasons why the governmental prohibition of the purchase and sale of kidneys remain in force; Two possible meanings of shortage; Equity considerations; Potential problems with a free market for kidneys.

  • Shortage of donors continues. Smith, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/25/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6676, p776 

    Focuses on the shortage of kidney transplant for patients in Great Britain. Survey on the recruitment of kidney donors; Efforts of the British Kidney Patients Association on the survey; Failure of doctors in acquiring organ donors.

  • Half-kidney transplants. Locke, Monica // Science & Children;Oct1993, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p11 

    Focuses on preliminary studies at Johns Hopkins University that suggests that half a kidney can be transplanted instead of a whole organ for treating kidney failure. Resolution of organ shortage among kidney patients; Followup studies on rejection rates.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics