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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (3): 488–503.
Published: 01 June 1981
... from renal failure. The article tries to debunk certain common myths that have arisen concerning the ESRD program, by examining the history and evolution of renal dialysis technology as well as the social policies concerning dialysis pursued in England and Sweden. It argues that while the ESRD program...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (2): 368–374.
Published: 01 April 1980
... to Fail1and Catastrophic Disease: Who Decides Wha t?2 In the subsequent literature, these ethical problems were eclipsed by attention to technical problems endemic to the treatment modalities: whether a patient is to receive dialysis in an institution or at home, or a transplant from either a living...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (4): 717–755.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Lara Rosen; Aidan R. Vining; David L. Weimer Transplantation is generally the treatment of choice for those suffering from kidney failure. Not only does transplantation offer improved quality of life and increased longevity relative to dialysis, it also reduces end-stage renal disease program...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (3): 565–579.
Published: 01 June 1988
...Mark D. Koepke; John A. Nyman; John A. Koepke Blood transfusions have almost always been confined to hospital settings in the past. Recent medical care trends have shifted some therapies (e.g., renal dialysis, hemophilia treatment) into the patient's home. Transfusions are now being given...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (4): 820–822.
Published: 01 August 1987
... of Ex- tending Lives (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986), 214 pp., $24.95 When we examine the health policy concerns surrounding end-stage renal dis- ease (ESRD) and dialysis and transplant treatment, we are looking at both an exemplar and an anomaly. Before the development...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 April 1983
.... There- fore the dialysis machine and the vascular shunt have played important roles in creating the demand for replacement kidney These two medical developments, the first a mechanism for filtering blood, the second a method of repeatedly obtaining access to a patient’s circulatory system, have...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (3): 504–519.
Published: 01 June 1981
... the national objective of “maximizing the use of home dialysis and transplantation [for treating chronic renal failure] consistent with good medical practice.” Interest in the bill centered on limiting the staggering cost of the federal End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) program by removing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (3): 405–423.
Published: 01 June 1988
... this criterion is most commonly employed-such as the provision of dialysis in Great Britain-physicians appear reluctant to admit its use. When confronted with a patient who is over the unofficial maximum age, British physicians will often tell the patient that nothing of medical benefit can be done...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (4): 818–820.
Published: 01 August 1987
... of Ex- tending Lives (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986), 214 pp., $24.95 When we examine the health policy concerns surrounding end-stage renal dis- ease (ESRD) and dialysis and transplant treatment, we are looking at both an exemplar and an anomaly. Before the development...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 April 2000
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 1989
... of Health Politics, Policy and Law patients receiving kidney dialysis, as distinguished from transplants, has grown rapidly throughout this period. The new patient population rose from 19,300 in 1981 to 26,400 in 1984,29,100 in 1985, and 30,700 in 1986, with the 1987 figure expected to show...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (2): 341–365.
Published: 01 April 1989
.... For the terminally ill and senior citizens, such services as x-rays, dialysis, and chemotherapy are not prescribed as decided by a board of doctors. Under what circumstances would you approve of rationing medical attention...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (4-5): 643–660.
Published: 01 October 2004
... patients can afford to pay for it” (ibid Such issues brought laypersons and medical scientists into scientific, social, economic, and moral debates—and fore- shadowed increasingly contentious debates over whether government should pay for dialysis and over access to new technologies in general...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (2): 375–378.
Published: 01 April 1988
... and do make choices regarding the allocation of medical care in the face of resource constraints. For example, evidence from the U.K. on the provision of kidney dialysis suggests that British physicians adopt practice norms (which are justified in their medical literature) regarding...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 1986
... irrespective of whether or not they are set prospectively. Medicare’s experience with the end stage renal disease (ESRD) program demonstrates the point. The Social Security Act was amended in 1972 to provide Medicare coverage for victims of end stage renal disease, including thrice weekly dialysis...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2010
... medicine can do for the patient’s condition. There are, of course, other treatments that can be pursued, most notably dialysis, but it is expensive. In the United States about 470,000 lives are sustained 300 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law on dialysis at a cost of $23 billion a year...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (2): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2010
... medicine can do for the patient’s condition. There are, of course, other treatments that can be pursued, most notably dialysis, but it is expensive. In the United States about 470,000 lives are sustained 300 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law on dialysis at a cost of $23 billion a year...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (2): 296–301.
Published: 01 April 2010
... medicine can do for the patient’s condition. There are, of course, other treatments that can be pursued, most notably dialysis, but it is expensive. In the United States about 470,000 lives are sustained 300 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law on dialysis at a cost of $23 billion a year...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (3): 583–595.
Published: 01 June 1994
... following protocols that included information on patients’ social and demographic attributes, chronic con- ditions or special care requirements (for example, dialysis, ventilator), payment source for long-term care, type of care to which discharged (nursing home, home, or “domiciliary care...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (1): 5–39.
Published: 01 February 1989
... Medicare coverage for kidney dialysis and kidney trans- plantation. As evidence of improved efficacy and cost effectiveness became avail- able, transplantation became the preferred mode of treatment of ESRD under the ESRD Medicare program (Eggers 1988). Thus, in the current policy context, organ...