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Case Reports in Nephrology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 761691, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/761691
Case Report

Withdrawal from Dialysis and Palliative Care for Severely Ill Dialysis Patients in terms of Patient-Centered Medicine

1Department of Nephrology and Palliative Care, Tokai Central Hospital, Japan Mutual Aid Association of Public School Teachers, 4-6-2 Sohara-Higashijima-cho, Kakamigahara, Gifu 504-8601, Japan
2Tokai Central Hospital, 4-6-2 Sohara-Higashijima-cho, Kakamigahara 504-8601, Japan

Received 9 October 2013; Accepted 5 November 2013

Academic Editors: J. Almirall, M. Karim, and A. Shoker

Copyright © 2013 Hideaki Ishikawa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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