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Drug Trials

Last week’s poll results:  who should provide funding for large, randomized controlled drug trials?  Most respondents (58%) chose the diplomatic answer and said that it should be a combination between government and pharmaceutical companies.  I was somewhat surprised…

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AJKD Bundling Editorials

This month’s issue of AJKD includes an enlightening group of 6 editorials, each written from a unique perspective (e.g., the perspective of large dialysis corporations, the perspective of the ESRD Networks, the perspective of non-profit dialysis corporations, etc.),…

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Scary article–from both a patient care perspective as well as from a medicolegal perspective–which will make you think about always checking that potassium level before making a decision about skipping dialysis…”Young Mother Dies After Missing Dialysis Treatment“. In…

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