Increased frequency of hemodialysis reduced adverse clinical outcomes

Nesrallah, Gihad E.
April 2011
ACP Journal Club;4/17/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 4, p5
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study which observed whether increasing the frequency of treatment can reduce adverse clinical outcomes in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis (HD). The study was conducted by researcher G.M. Chertow and his colleagues, and was published in a 2010 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine." The study concluded that increasing the frequency of treatment reduced some adverse clinical outcomes in patients undergoing maintenance dialysis.


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