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Justification for a home-based education programme for kidney patients and their social network prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy
In this article, an ethical analysis of an educational programme on renal replacement therapy options for patients and their social network is presented. The two main spearheads of this approach are:Expand
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One donor, two transplants: willingness to participate in altruistically unbalanced exchange donation.
Kidney exchange donation programs offer a good solution to help patients with a willing, but incompatible living kidney donor. Literature shows that blood type O patients are less likely to beExpand
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The implementation of a kidney exchange program does not induce a need for additional psychosocial support.
The Dutch kidney exchange donation program started in January 2004. A literature review has shown that several factors of the exchange program could influence the psychological well being ofExpand
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Scientific Contribution Should health care professionals encourage living kidney donation
Living kidney donation provides a promising opportunity in situations where the scarcity of cadaveric kidneys is widely acknowledged. While many patients and their relatives are willing to accept itsExpand
Optimal control of regional economic growth
This paper is in the field of application of optimal control methods to economy. The basic question in this paper is what part of the production should be invested and what part should be consumed.Expand