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  Oct. 22, 2014
bullet point CDC Demonstrates New Ebola Procedures
Video from CBS Evening News on Oct 21 (commercial message precedes story).

"At Emory, dialysis was performed on an Ebola patient and no healthcare workers got infected." (at 2:15)

Also see:
bullet point American Nurses Association Reacts to New Guidance from the CDC to Ensure Patient, Health Care Professional Safety
(2-page pdf) Press release. Statement from National Nurses United.
bullet point Articles from HealthDay:
bullet point Portable and Wearable Dialysis Devices for the Treatment of Patients with End-Stage Kidney Failure: Wishful Thinking or Just over the Horizon?
Free, full-text, Online First review article from Pediatric Nephrology.
bullet point Patient Engagement and Patient-Centered Care in the Management of Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Kidney Failure
Provisional abstract and full-text article (16-page pdf) from Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease.

Editor's note: Perhaps the most telling statement of this review is this:

"LIMITATIONS: A limitation of this review is the absence of a substantial pre-existing literature on this topic."

Nephrologists, the alchemical gods of internal medicine, have little interest in practicing this kind of medicine. Patient leaders should force nephrology to answer for decades of wrong thinking, hubris, and self-serving financial interests.

bullet point AAKP To Honor Dr. Allan Collins and Dr. Richard Glassock with 2014 Medal of Excellence Award
Press release from the American Association of Kidney Patients.
bullet point In Canada, New Exercise Program Helps Dialysis Patients Take Control of Their Health
Article from Medical Xpress.
bullet point Bariatric Surgery Now an Option for Transplant Patients Trying to Get on the Waiting List
Press release from Houston Methodist.
bullet point The Debate on Warfarin Use in Dialysis Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: More Fuel for the Fire
Free, full-text article from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
bullet point Effects of Dietary Interventions on Incidence and Progression of CKD
Advance Online abstract from Nature Reviews Nephrology.
bullet point Nutritional Treatment in Chronic Kidney Disease: the Concept of Nephroprotection
Online First abstract from Clinical and Experimental Nephrology.
bullet point Online First Abstracts from Pediatric Nephrology:
  Advance Access Abstracts from NDT:
bullet point Early Markers of Obesity Related Renal Injury in Childhood
Free, full-text, Online First editorial commentary from Pediatric Nephrology.
bullet point Hospital-Acquired Acute Kidney Injury and Hospital Readmission: A Cohort Study
Article in Press abstract from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
bullet point NRAA honors Douglas Johnson, MD with 2014 Zawiski Award for Outstanding Leadership
bullet point Hedge Fund Third Point Urges Amgen To Consider Breakup
bullet point Hospitals’ Struggles To Beat Back Familiar Infections Began Before Ebola Arrived
Article from Kaiser Health News.
bullet point Flu Season and Ebola Scare Could Strain ER Capacity
Brief from Healthcare Dive.
bullet point Paralyzed Man Walks Again after Cell Transplant
Article from the BBC.
bullet point Poll: 89 Percent of Uninsured Unaware of Open Enrollment

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