Hemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation: Practice and Policy in Total Organ Failure

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This report discusses diseases which cause kidney failure, dialysis treatment for patients with end-stage kidney failure, and kidney transplants (both the process and financing needs and programs). Legislation in Congress related to medical research and aid for patients in need of kidney transplants is also discussed.

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Douglas ,Ruth November 1, 1971.

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This report discusses diseases which cause kidney failure, dialysis treatment for patients with end-stage kidney failure, and kidney transplants (both the process and financing needs and programs). Legislation in Congress related to medical research and aid for patients in need of kidney transplants is also discussed.

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Douglas ,Ruth. Hemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation: Practice and Policy in Total Organ Failure, report, November 1, 1971; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc992692/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.