Water use in dialysis: environmental considerations

Current dialysis technologies require vast quantities of pure water; however, water is a finite resource and water scarcity is increasing globally. For dialysis to be sustainable, a critical need exists for innovative approaches that address the consumption and wastage of water by dialysis.

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Agar, J.W.M., Barraclough, K.A. Water use in dialysis: environmental considerations. Nat Rev Nephrol 16, 556–557 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41581-020-0296-3

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