Rendezvous With A Machine

Marshall, Eliot
March 1977
New Republic;3/19/77, Vol. 176 Issue 12, p16
Presents information on the cost of treatments related to diseases of kidney. Information on costs of using artificial kidneys or machines that help in performing the functions of a kidney; Description of the process of dialysis; Information on the fact that not everyone is fit to receive a transplant, and those who aren't must stay on the machine forever; Payment of medical care costs of people being treated for kidney diseases by a social security program which is funded through the Medicare program; Comments on the social security reform bill.


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