Adherence to the Dialysis Prescription: Partnering with Patients for Improved Outcomes
- Changes in Dialysis in the Past 30 Years -- The Experience of a Nephrology Nurse and Patient. Dadi Ding // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p209
The article presents an answer to a question about the changes in the field of dialysis in the U.S. and covers various topics including peritoneal dialysis (PD), automated PD, and hemodialysis treatment.
- Chronic dialysis in children and adolescents. The 2001 NAPRTCS Annual Report. Neu, Alicia M.; Ho, P. L. (Martin); McDonald, Ruth A.; Warady, Bradley A. // Pediatric Nephrology;Aug2002, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p656
The 2001 annual report of the North American Pediatric Renal Transplant Cooperative Study (NAPRTCS) registry includes data on 4,546 dialysis patients. Important trends in dialysis care include a significant increase in the use of peritoneal dialysis catheters with two cuffs (51.6% vs. 36.2%,...
- 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...
- 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...
- Literature Abstracts. Ward, M.M.; Mendley, S.R.; Majkowski, N.L. // Pediatric Nephrology;Aug2001, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p690
Presents two abstracts on renal nephrology. Outcomes of renal transplantation among patients with lupus nephritis-caused end-stage renald disease; Urea and nitrogen excretion pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients relating to their nutrition.
- Literature Abstract. Brem, A.S.; Lambert, C.; Hill, C.; Kitsen, J.; Shemin, D.G. // Pediatric Nephrology;Aug2001, Vol. 16 Issue 8, pB691
Presents an abstract on the outcome data on two groups of pediatric dialysis patients that were taken from a study on the clinical indicators of end-stage renal disease. Evidence that smaller children belonging to both sample groups tend to have a greater dialysis adequacy; Evidence that...
- 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.
- 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...