National surveillance of hemodialysis associated diseases in the United States, 1990.

@article{Tokars1993NationalSO,
  title={National surveillance of hemodialysis associated diseases in the United States, 1990.},
  author={Jerome I. Tokars and Miriam J. Alter and Martin S. Favero and Linda A. Moyer and Lee A. Bland},
  journal={ASAIO journal},
  year={1993},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          71-80
        }
}
To determine trends in several hemodialysis associated diseases and practices, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in collaboration with the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), performed a mail survey of chronic hemodialysis centers in the United States in 1990. Of 1,995 centers surveyed, 1,882 (94%) representing 140,608 patients and 36,907 staff members responded. As in recent years, the 1990 survey found that certain hemodialysis practices are increasing in frequency, including… CONTINUE READING

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