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Lawmakers Fear New Payments Could Hurt Dialysis Patients
(Registration required) Article from Modern Healthcare.
German Prosecutors Probe German Dialysis Firm Fresenius
Article from DW Akademie.
 Oct. 21, 2019
CDC Updates Guidelines on Infection Control in Healthcare Workers
News brief from NEJM Journal Watch. Executive summary, print version (70-page pdf), and recommendations only (8-page pdf).

"The term “healthcare settings” refers to places where healthcare is delivered and includes, but is not limited to, acute care facilities, long-term acute care facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, home healthcare, vehicles where healthcare is delivered (e.g., mobile clinics), and outpatient facilities, such as dialysis centers, physician offices, and others."
Kidney for Sale: Inside Philippines' Illegal Organ Trade
Article from CNA.
Sentara Nurse Is Second Living Person with HIV To Donate Kidney in Country
Article from The Virginian-Pilot.
Rationale and Strategies for Preserving Residual Kidney Function in Dialysis Patients
Free, full-text, Online First, in-depth topic review from American Journal of Nephrology.
Free, Full-Text, Advance Articles from Clinical Kidney Journal:
Multidisciplinary Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic Practices: A Scoping Review
Free, Open Access article from Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease.
PTH Determination in Hemodialyzed Patients — A Laboratory Perspective
Early View editorial abstract from Seminars in Dialysis.
Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Decline and Incident Frailty in Older Adults
Published Ahead of Print CJASN abstract and editorial extract.
Prevention and Treatment of Stroke in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: an Overview of Evidence and Current Guidelines
Article in Press abstract from Kidney International.
Bioimpedance Spectroscopy-Based Fluid Status in Combined Dialysis Compared with Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis: a Cross-Sectional Study
Accepted Article abstract from Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis.
Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension and Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
Article in Press abstract from Clinical Nutrition.
Are Disinfectants Putting Nurses at Risk of COPD?
Article from HealthDay.
FDA Approves AstraZeneca Diabetes Drug for Treating Heart Failure Risk
Article from Reuters.
Flu Drug Now Indicated for High-Risk Patients
News brief from NEJM Journal Watch.
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Neglecting Major Health Problems and Broadcasting Minor, Uncertain Issues in Lifestyle Science
Free, full-text, New Online viewpoint article from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
We Found Over 700 Doctors Who Were Paid More Than a Million Dollars by Drug and Medical Device Companies
Article from ProPublica.
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