Foreword: Introduction to the final challenge; E. Bourke. 1. Lessons from mortality risks and rates; G.E. Schreiner. 2. Death on hemodialysis: preventable or inevitable? E.A. Friedman. 3. Survival of middle-aged dialysis patients in Japan and the U.S., 1988-89; P.J. Held. 4. Analysis of causes of death and of the direction of management to improve survival. Data from European Renal Association Registry (ERA-EDTA); N.P. Mallick. 5. Treacherous fantasy: the unfulfilled promise of Kt/V; H.J. Gurland. 6. ESRD Registry statistics on dialysis mortality in Japan; F. Marumo. 7. International comparisons of dialysis survival are meaningless to evaluate differences in dialysis procedures; C.M. Kjellstrand. 8. Peracetic acid reuse as a risk; A.J. Collins. 9. Twenty-five years of safe reuse; C.R. Blagg. 10. Reuse accelerates death; J.D. Blower. 11. Reuse kills and everyone knows so; S. Shaldon. 12. Survival and cardiovascular mortality in type I and type II diabetics with end stage renal disease; A.E.G. Raine. 13. Mortality comparison for diabetic ESRD patients treated with CAPD versus hemodialysis; F.K. Port. 14. The relative contribution of measured variables to death risk among hemodialysis patients; E.G. Lowrie. 15. Short hemodialysis: big trouble in a small package; R.H. Barth. 16. Functional and vocational rehabilitation of hemodialysis patients; O. Ifudu. 17. Correlates of long-term survival on hemodialysis; M.M. Avram.18. Resuscitate home hemodialysis; B.G. Delano. 19. Noncompliance frustrates formulae in maintenance dialysis patients; T.K.S. Rao. 20. The U.K. dialysis picture revisited; G.M. Berlyne. 21. Blood pressure control: the neglected factor that affects survival of dialysis patients; B.H. Scribner. 22. Many deaths in hemodialysis patients are preventable; A.P. Lundin.
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`To summarize: an interesting book, well balanced and beautifully printed - please read it, if you treat dialysis patients.' Nephron, 69:2