[News Script: Kidney] Part: 1 of 2
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At 6oodlawn Hospital in Dallas, Charles Preston is
hooked to a machine that will keep him alive. He
suffered from a kidney disease, and the machine is one
of five artificial kidneys fhe Hospital bought wi
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where he will ho k to it twice a week.
pay what he can for the use of the machine.
NURSE UP TO BEDSIDE
Dialysis nurse Judy Reeves shows how the kidney works.
Charle's heart pumps his impurity-ridden blood into
the artificial kidney. It flows through a series of
chemically- cellophane filters which in c'ffect
"wash" his blood. The impurities are filtered out, and
the cleansed blood returned to his system. By the
end of the third year of thexx unique "outpatient"
system at W'odlawn; 34 chronic kidney-disease sufferers
in Dallas will have one of the Artifical Kidneys.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Kidney], item, March 13, 1968; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc991944/m1/1/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.