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Publication Date: 2003
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Agodoa, Lawrence, Eggers, Paul
Documents the activities of the End-State Renal Disease (ESRD) program in the U.S. since its legislative authorization in 1972, when the ESRD Act gave Medicare entitlement to patients younger than 65 who develop ESRD & require dialysis or transplantation. Chapters: Healthy People 2010; Incidence & Prevalence; Patient Characteristics; Treatment Modalities; Clinical Indicators of Care; Preventive Health Care; Morbidity & Hospitalization; Pediatric ESRD; Transplantation; Survival, Mortality, & Causes of Death; Cardiovascular Special Studies; Provider Characteristics; Economic Costs of ESRD; International Comparisons; Analytical Methods; Glossary; International Data Collection Form. Numerous charts & tables.Agodoa, Lawrence is the author of 'United States Renal Data Report : Atlas of End-Stage Renal Disease in the United States', published 2003 under ISBN 9780756735715 and ISBN 0756735718.