Dialysis by the numbers

Brink, Susan
February 1994
U.S. News & World Report;2/14/94, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p58
Examines how better monitoring might keep more kidney patients alive. Number of Americans who receive dialysis; Study in the September 30, 1993 `New England Journal of Medicine' which found that many patients were getting inadequate dialysis, increasing the risk of death by 28%; Quantity versus quality of time spent on a dialysis machine; New benchmark number.


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