This retrospective analysis assesses national trends in initial hemodialysis access among patients with ESRD with respect to race/ethnicity stratified by comorbid disease, nephrology care, and medical insurance within the United States Renal Data System. See the Invited Commentary by Peterson and Corriere.
Salim and colleagues investigate the effect of an aggressive outreach intervention during a 5-year period aimed at improving organ donation rates among Hispanic Americans. See also the invited commentary by Malinoski.
Salim et al determine whether outreach interventions that target Hispanic Americans improve organ donation outcomes, in particular the intent to donate.