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  1. The Strange Case of Mr. H. Starting Dialysis at 90 Years of Age: Clinical Choices Impact on Ethical Decisions.Giorgina Barbara Piccoli, Andreea Corina Sofronie & Jean-Philippe Coindre - 2017 - BMC Medical Ethics 18 (1):61.
    Starting dialysis at an advanced age is a clinical challenge and an ethical dilemma. The advantages of starting dialysis at “extreme” ages are questionable as high dialysis-related morbidity induces a reflection on the cost- benefit ratio of this demanding and expensive treatment in a person that has a short life expectancy. Where clinical advantages are doubtful, ethical analysis can help us reach decisions and find adapted solutions. Mr. H is a ninety-year-old patient with end-stage kidney disease that is no longer (...)
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