William J. Johnson, M.D., F.A.C.P.; David S. Hathaway, M.D.; Roger A. Carlson, B.B.A.
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During the past 4 years, several therapeutic approaches have been used at the Mayo Clinic to provide treatment for patients with terminal uremia. Of 30 patients treated by hemodialysis for more than 2 months, 15 have been treated at the Regional Center, 8 have been treated in their community hospitals, and 7 have been treated at home. This report attempts to assess the comparative costs, medical and vocational rehabilitation, and incidence of complications in the three groups of patients.
Quinton-Scribner cannulas and Kiil dialyzers were used in all instances. A central Milton Roy dialysate delivery system was used at the
Johnson WJ, Hathaway DS, Carlson RA. Comparative Evaluation of Hemodialysis in the Home, Community Hospital, and Regional Center.. Ann Intern Med. ;68:1181. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-5-1181_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(5):1181.
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