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Psychiatric disturbance in chronic renal failure and its treatment by dialysis
  1. J. Donovan Hailstone


    The psychiatric disturbance in patients with chronic renal failure is described and some of the aetiological factors reviewed.

    A number of psychiatric problems arise during the course of treatment by haemodialysis, both among patients, relations and members of dialysis teams. Their course, treatment and prognosis are discussed.

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