Adherence to the Dialysis Prescription: Partnering with Patients for Improved Outcomes
- Temporary Vascular Access: A Modifiable Risk Factor for Septicemia. // Kidney;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p204
Discusses an abstract of the article, entitled `Septicemia in dialysis patients: Incidence, risk factors and prognosis,' by N.R. Powe, B. Jaar, S.L. Furth and others.
- Survival Data for Patients Undergoing Chronic Intermittent Hemodialysis. Lewis, Edmund J.; Foster, D. Marie; de la Puente, Joseph; Scurlock, Cathlene // Annals of Internal Medicine;Feb69, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p311
Presents information on a study which examined the survival data on patients undergoing chronic intermittent hemodialysis in several chronic dialysis centers in the U.S. Methodology; Cumulative survival rates for total dialysis population; Results and discussion.
- Nephrology/pediatric nephrology. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS61
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Access type as a predictor of dialysis adequacy in chronic hemodialysis patients,' by M. Tonnelli and N. Muirhead.
- Osteoporosis in hemodialysis patients revisited by bone histomorphometry: A new insight into an old problem. Barreto, F. C.; Barreto, D. V.; Moyses, R. M. A.; Neves, C. L.; Jorgetti, V.; Draibe, S. A.; Canziani, M. E.; Carvalho, A. B. // Kidney International;May2006, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p1852
Osteoporosis in hemodialysis patients is associated with high morbidity and mortality and, although extensively studied by noninvasive methods, has never been assessed through bone biopsy. The aim of this study was to use histomorphometry to evaluate osteoporosis and identify factors related to...
- Plastic filing from dialysis tubing induces prostanoid release from macrophages. Bommer, Jürgen; Gemsa, Diethard; Waldherr, Rüdiger; Kessler, Joachim; Ritz, Eberhard // Kidney International;Sep1984, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p331
Multiorgan abnormalities in dialysis patients (for example. hepatosplenomegaly, granulomatous hepatitis, cytopenia from hypersplenism) have recently been ascribed to the loading of macrophages (MÃ˜) with silicone particles released from the pump segment of dialysis tubing. In the present...
- Exercise adequacy in dialysis. Bennett, Paul N. // Renal Society of Australasia Journal;Jul2012, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p52
The author reflects on exercise adequacy in dialysis. He suggest that many factors, including nutrition, blood pressure and hemodynamic stability effect dialysis. He argues that increasing the exercise and activity of dialysis patients can decrease mortality, improve quality of life, improve...
- ANNA National Symposium Abstracts. // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p137
Provides abstracts of several studies presented at the 2005 National Symposium of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association. "Assessing Role Activities in Individuals Receiving Chronic Hemodialysis: Psychometric Testing of the Revised Inventory of Functional Status-Dialysis," by Charlotte...
- Dialysis Staff Encouragement and Fluid Control Adherence in Patients On Hemodialysis. Yokoyama, Yoko; Suzukamo, Yoshimi; Hotta, Osamu; Yamazaki, Shin; Kawaguchi, Takehiko; Hasegawa, Takeshi; Chiba, Shigemi; Moriya, Toshiko; Abe, Emi; Sasaki, Satoshi; Haga, Megumi; Fukuhara, Shunichi // Nephrology Nursing Journal;May/Jun2009, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p289
Background: Fluid control in patients on dialysis is an important predictor of outcome but is a difficult restriction to achieve. The authors examined the association between dialysis staff encouragement and fluid control adherence in patients on hemodialysis. Methods: This cross-sectional study...
- Dialysis outcomes and analysis of practice patterns suggests the dialysis schedule affects day-of-week mortality. Zhang, Hui; Schaubel, Douglas E; Kalbfleisch, John D; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer L; Robinson, Bruce M; Pisoni, Ronald L; Canaud, Bernard; Jadoul, Michel; Akiba, Takashi; Saito, Akira; Port, Friedrich K; Saran, Rajiv // Kidney International;Jun2012, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p1108
The risk of death for hemodialysis patients is thought to be highest on the days following the longest interval without dialysis (usually Mondays and Tuesdays); however, existing results are inconclusive. To clarify this we analyzed Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) data of...