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The Dialysis Dilemma: Denying Undocumented Immigrants Medical Services
Article from Texas Monthly.
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Are Manufactured Kidneys Really the Future of Manchester's Economy?
Article and audio from New Hamphsire Public Radio.
Certain Factors Linked with Kidney Function Recovery in Children on Dialysis
Press release and CJASN Express abstract from the American Society of Nephrology.
Study Reveals a Promising Alternative to Corticosteroids in Acute Renal Failure Treatment
Press release from São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).
Free, Full-Text Articles from American Journal Of Kidney Diseases:
The Relationship between Intradialytic Hypotension and Hospitalized Mesenteric Ischemia
CJASN Express abstract and editorial extract.
Incidence of Hypersensitivity Reactions During Hemodialysis
Free, full-text, Online First article from Kidney & Blood Pressure Research.
Utilization of Small Pediatric Donor Kidneys for Transplantation
Free, Open Access, First Online article from Pediatric Nephrology.
Free, Open Access Articles from BMC Nephrology:
Investigation of Small Intestinal Lesions in Dialysis Patients Using Capsule Endoscopy
Early View abstract from Hemodialysis International.
Value of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Confirmed
(Registration required, but free.) Article from Medscape Nephrology.
Study at Johns Hopkins Hospital Leads to Changes in Reporting Patient Safety Concerns
Press release from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Management of Chronic Wounds—2018
Free, full-text, New Online article from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
U.S. Hospitals Remain Vigilant to Ensure Adequate Drug Supplies Amid Hurricane Florence
Press release from Penn Medicine.
More Evidence Exercise May Be Good for Your Mood
Article from Reuters.
Trump Health Official Defends Funding Shifts to Pay for Detained Migrant Children
Article from The Hill.
Billionaires’ Initiative Targets Costs From Chronically Ill Patients, Which Make Up Vast Majority Of Health Spending
News summary from Kaiser Health News.
Smart Pills Dumb Down Medical Care, Experts Warn
Press release from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Revisions to State Operations Manual, Chapter 2, Certification Process
(41-page pdf) CMS Manual Program Transmittal R181SOMA. Effective Sept. 21, 2018.

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