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Endosafe® - PTS™ from Charles River – Real-time endotoxin analysis for rapid release testing of dialysis samples.
The Value of Heat Disinfect in Dialysis whitepaper from AmeriWater provides in-depth data on this effective process.
B Braun's Dialog™ sets new standards for safety, efficiency and reliability.
Customer-Focused Solutions from Diasol save you time and money.
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  Mar. 23, 2017
#NephMadness 2017: Rheault Presents the Pediatric Nephrologist Perspective
Posting from the AJKD blog.
DaVita's Chief Medical Officer Honored by Renal Physicians Association
Press release.

Editor's note: Another celebration of junk-bond nephrology — that serves whom? Which large dialysis company in the U.S. has had the best mortality and hospitalization data for the last 14 years?
Nominations Sought for Technical Expert Panel (TEP): End-Stage Renal Disease Medication Reconciliation & Management
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with the University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center (UM-KECC) to develop a quality measure(s) related to medication reconciliation and management. The TEP nomination period opens on March 23, 2017 and closes on April 24, 2017.
Free, Full-Text Articles from American Journal Of Kidney Diseases:
Microparticle Formation in Peritoneal Dialysis — A Proof of Concept Study
Full-text article from Canadian Journal of Health and Kidney Disease.
Viva España—Lessons From the Spanish Organ Donation System
Early View, full-text, Letter to the Editor from American Journal of Transplantation.
Early View Abstracts from Hemodialysis International:
Nutritional Assessment of Elderly Patients on Dialysis: Pitfalls and Potentials for Practice
Advance Article abstract from NDT.
Free, Full-Text Articles from Kidney Diseases:
Efficacy and Safety of Paricalcitol in Children with Stages 3 to 5 Chronic Kidney Disease
First Online abstract from Pediatric Nephrology.
Advance Online Abstracts from The Journal of Vascular Access:
Analysis of Blood Flow Characteristics in a Model of a Mature Side-to-Side Arteriovenous Fistula
Early View abstract from Artificial Organs.
National Kidney Foundation Prepares to Kick Off 2017 Kidney Walks
Surprising New Role for Lungs: Making Blood
Weight-Bearing Exercises Promote Bone Formation in Men
Words and Experience Matter to Surrogates Making End-Of-Life Decisions
Penn Researchers Call for Better Laws Covering Patient Incentives to Improve Care
News Summaries from Kaiser Health News:
The Mirage of Reform — Republicans’ Struggle to Dismantle Obamacare
Free, full-text, Online First, perspective piece from The New England Journal of Medicine.
Science Sting Exposes How Corrupt Some Journal Publishers Are
Article from STAT.
Chicago Trauma Surgeon on City's Violence and the Burnout It Spells for Docs and Nurses
Article from Hospitals & Health Networks.
Medical Community Gathers Steam to Tackle Climate's Health Effects
Free, full-text, New Online perspective piece from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
CROWNWeb Town Hall: Connecting the Pieces on Kt/V
Registration now open for Thursday, March 30th, 2017, at 2:00 PM ET event.

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