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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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%,...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- Comparative hospitalization of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients in Canada. Murphy, Sean W.; Foley, Robert N.; Barrett, Brendan J.; Kent, Gloria M.; Morgan, Janet; Barré, Paul; Campbell, Patricia; Fine, Adrian; Goldstein, Marc B.; Handa, S. Paul; Jindal, Kailash K.; Levin, Adeera; Mandin, Henry; Muirhead, Norman; Richardson, Robert M.A.; Parfrey, Patrick S. // Kidney International;Jun2000, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p2557
Comparative hospitalization of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients in Canada. Background. Most comparisons of hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) have used mortality as an outcome. Relatively few studies have directly compared the hospitalization rates, an outcome of perhaps...
- High Protein Meals During HD Tested. // Renal & Urology News;
The article presents the study conducted by the researchers of the University of California Irvine Medical Center on allowing hemodialysis (HD) patients consume high protein meals during dialysis may offer ways to correct abnormal low albumin levels.