Legal consequences of disposable dialyzer reuse.

  title={Legal consequences of disposable dialyzer reuse.},
  author={S G Hallquist},
  journal={American journal of law & medicine},
  volume={8 1},
  • S G Hallquist
  • Published 1982 in American journal of law & medicine
This Article discusses potential legal liability for adverse effects resulting from reuse of disposable hemodialysis equipment. After explaining the dialysis process and the health risks involved with the reuse of dialyzers, the Article outlines possible theories of recovery for injured dialysis patients. The Article describes the possibility of recovery under a negligence theory against either the treating physician or the institutional provider, and includes a discussion of applicable… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.

Single-use versus reusable dialyzers: the known unknowns.

Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN • 2007
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…