Citations with the tag: HEMODIALYSIS -- Patients

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  • Hemodialysis Patients' Symptom Experiences: Effects on Physical and Mental Functioning.
    Curtin, Roberta Braun; Bultman, Dara C.; Thomas-Hawkins, Charlotte; Walters, Brian A.J.; Schatell, Dorian // Nephrology Nursing Journal; Dec2002, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p562 

    Presents a study on the effects of symptom experiences on hermodialysis patients' physical and mental functioning. Methods; Analysis; Results; Discussion.

  • Hemodialysis Patients' Symptom Experience: Effects on Physical and Mental Functioning.
    Arslanian, Joan // Nephrology Nursing Journal; Dec2002, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p575 

    Comments on the article 'Hemodialysis Patients' Symptom Experiences: Effects on Physical and Mental Functioning,' by Roberta Braun Curtin et al. Tools used to analyze the data collected for the cross-sectional study; Findings gathered from the study; Response.

  • Hamster bite peritonitis: Pasteurella pneumotropica peritonitis in a dialysis patient.
    Campos, A.; Taylor, J. H.; Campbell, M. // Pediatric Nephrology; Nov2000, Vol. 15 Issue 1/2, p31 

    We report the first case of Pasteurella pneumotropica peritonitis in a peritoneal dialysis patient. This rare infection was the result of contamination of the dialysis tubing by a pet hamster. We stress the importance of household pets as a source of infection in the peritoneal dialysis population.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Chronic peritoneal dialysis in a 4-year-old boy with Lesch�Nyhan disease.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Pediatric Nephrology; May2009, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p1089 

    A letter to the editor is presented describing the case of a 4-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Lesch-Nyhan disease (LND) and was treated by peritoneal dialysis for four years.

  • Ability to Choose Type of Dialysis Pivotal to QOL.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p23 

    Assesses the impact of choice of treatment on quality of life (QOL) among dialysis patients. Difference in QOL scores among hemodialysis patients and those forced to undergo continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD); Deterioration of the psychological QOL of patients undergoing CAPD...

  • Malnutrition Is Not the Principal Cause of Reduced Albumin Levels.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p27 

    Identifies determinants of albumin concentration in hemodialysis patients. Relationship between serum albumin and positive type I acute phase proteins, C-reactive protein, and serum amyloid A; Independent factors predicting serum albumin.

  • Long-Term Use of LMWH Favorably Affects Lipids.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p37 

    Examines the long-term effects of replacement of conventional heparin with low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) on lipoproteins in hemodialysis patients. Patient outcome after the use of LMWH instead of conventional heparin; Observed changes in serum lipid parameters in patients switched back to...

  • Dialysis Catheter Salvage Usually Fails.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p69 

    Discusses the abstract of the article 'Catheter-related bacteremia and outcome of attempted catheter salvage in patients undergoing hemodialysis,' by K.A. Marr, D.J. Sexton et al, published in the 1997 issue of the 'Annals of Internal Medicine.'

  • Hyperparathyroidism Common in Dialysis Patients.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p70 

    Discusses the abstract of the article 'Hyperparathyroidism in the hemodialysis population: A survey of 612 patients,' by M.M. Salem, published in the 1997 issue of the 'American Journal of Kidney Diseases.'

  • Dialysis Patients and Transplant Recipients at Risk for HGV Infection.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p72 

    Discusses the abstract of the article 'Hepatitis G virus infection in chronic dialysis patients and kidney transplant recipients,' by F. Fabrizi, G. Lunghi et al, published in the 1997 issue of the 'Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation' journal.

  • Fistula Stenosis Risk Not Increased by Long-Term EPO.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p85 

    Discusses the abstract of the article 'Long-term effects of erythropoietin therapy on fistula stenosis and plasma concentrations of PDGF and MCP-1 in hemodialyis patients,' by S. De Marchi, E. Cecchin et al, published in the 1997 issue of the 'Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.'

  • Progressive Alkalemia Is Not a Problem with High-Dose Bicarbonate Dialysate.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p162 

    Presents a summary of the article 'High Bicarbonate Dialysate in Haemodialysis Patients: Effects on Acidosis and Nutritional Status,' by A.J. Williams, I.D. Dittmer et al published in 'Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation' periodical.

  • Lingual Amyloidosis Rare but Extremely Disturbing.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p166 

    Presents a summary of the article 'Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis of the Tongue in Long-Term Hemodialysis Patients,' by K. Matsuo, M. Nakamoto et al published in 'Kidney International' periodical.

  • New Aminoglycoside Administration Regimen Maximizes Control of Drug Concentrations by Hemodialysis.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p179 

    Presents a summary of the article 'Administration of Aminoglycosides to Hemodialysis Patients Immediately Before Dialysis: A New Dosing Modality,' by H. Matsuo, K. Ono et al published in 'Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy' periodical.

  • Midodrine Useful in Preventing IDH.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p179 

    Presents a summary of the article 'Intradialytic Hypotension: Is Midrodrine Beneficial in Symptomatic Hemodialysis Patients,' by D.N. Cruz, M.A. Parazella et al published in 'American Journal of Kidney Diseases' periodical.

  • Aggressive Strategies Needed to Prevent AMI in Dialysis Patients.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Mar/Apr99, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p71 

    Presents an abstract of the study 'Poor long-term survival after acute myocardial infarction among patients on long-term dialysis,' by C.A. Herzog, J.Z. Ma, A.J. Collins.

  • Recanalization Occurs in Many Cases of SVS.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Mar/Apr99, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p73 

    Presents an abstract of the study 'Subclavian vascular access stenosis in dialysis patients: Natural history and risk factors,' by D. Hernandez, F. Diaz, M. Rufino, et al.

  • Temporary Vascular Access: A Modifiable Risk Factor for Septicemia.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // 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.

  • Remediable Factors Contribute to Uncontrolled HT.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Sep/Oct99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p206 

    Discusses an abstract of the article, entitled `Factors associated with inadequate blood pressure control in hypertensive hemodialysis patients,' by M. Rahman, A. Dixit, V. Donley and others, published in the 1999 'American Journal of Kidney Diseases'.

  • View Predialysis Hypotension with Great Concern.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Sep/Oct99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p206 

    Discusses an abstract of the article, entitled `Predialysis blood pressure and mortality risk in a national sample of maintenance hemodialysis patients,' by F.K. Port, T.E. Hulbert-Shearon, R.W. Wolfe and others, published in the 1999 'American Journal of Kidney Diseases'.

  • Hct Levels <30% Carry High Risk of Mortality.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Sep/Oct99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p208 

    Discusses an abstract of the article, entitled `Hematocrit level and associated mortality in hemodialysis patients,' by J.Z. Ma, J. Ebben, H. Xia and others.

  • Adding CAlcium to RenaGel May Enhance Control of Hyperparathyroidism.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Sep/Oct99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p217 

    Discusses an abstract of the article, entitled 'A randomized trial of sevelamer hydrochloride (RenaGel) with and without supplemental calcium: Strategies for the control of hyperphosphatemia and hyperparathyroidism in hemodialysis patients,' by G.M. Chertow, M. Dillon, S.K. Burke and others.

  • Quality of Life in Dialysis Patients Enhanced with Anabolic Steroids.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Sep/Oct99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p218 

    Discusses an abstract of the article, entitled 'Anabolic effect of nandrolone decanoate in patients receiving dialysis: A randomized controlled trial,' by K.L. Johansen, K. Mulligan and M. Schambelan.

  • Tunneled Femoral Catheters Successful in Dialysis Patients.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p250 

    Describes the use and complication rate of tunneled femoral dialysis catheters placed in patients without remaining thoracic venous access sites. Percentages of technical placement success; Average duration of function/intervention; Susceptibility to infection of femoral vein catheters and...

  • Low Lumbar Spine BMD Predicts Vertebral Fracture in Dialysis Patients.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p254 

    Reports on the measurement of the prevalence of vertebral fractures in hemodialysis (HD) patients and the value of bone mineral density (BMD) measurements for predicting vertebral fracture. Effect of serum intact parathyroid hormone and alkaline phosphatase levels on vertebral fracture; Finding...

  • Pregnancy More Successful in Women with Kidney Transplants versus Dialysis.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p257 

    Reports on a survey of the outcomes of pregnancy in women receiving renal replacement therapy in Japan. Total number of pregnancies reported in women on dialysis; Improvement in the rate of successful pregnancy; Problems of premature birth and a higher rate of neonatal death; Favorable outcomes...

  • Low-Dose Growth Hormone Is Anabolic in Elderly Dialysis Patients.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p264 

    Reports on the measurement of the anabolic effects of treatment with growth hormone (GH) in elderly dialysis patients. Increase in serum concentration of insulin-like growth factor-I and serum albumin concentrations; Production of anabolic effects by six months of GH treatment that improved...

  • Comorbidity index: easy to use, with widespread applicability.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // Kidney; Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p27 

    Presents an abstract of the study 'A Simple Comorbidity Scale Predicts Clinical Outcomes and Costs in Dialysis Patients,' by S. Beddhu, F.J. Bruns, M. Saul et al.

  • OR model could reduce death rate among dialysis patients.
    Su Kim; Young Sohn; Sung Park; Dong-kyu Jin; Kyung Paik // IIE Solutions; Mar2001, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p14 

    Focuses on a study which described an operations research model for centers that treat kidney dialysis patients in the United States (U.S.). Advantage of the model; Percentage of increase in the annual death rate for U.S. patients with end-stage renal diseases; Explanations for the higher...

  • FDA continuing probe into dialysis deaths.
    Burns, John // Modern Healthcare; 1/31/94, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p14 

    Reports on Food and Drug Administration's investigations of deaths of patients at an outpatient kidney dialysis center of the University of Chicago Hospitals. Hospitalization of other patients; Result of preliminary investigation; Confusion in safety lights of de-ionizer model; Remarks from...

  • Why do dialysis patients hallucinate?
    Cerrato, Paul L. // RN; Feb98, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p71 

    Reports why dialysis patients hallucinate with reference to the use of Erythropoietin (Epogen) in the treatment of the anemia that often accompanies dialysis. Detailed information pertaining to this report; Percentage of hallucinations in patients who use Epogen.

  • ALTAIR NANOTECHNOLGIES TESTS DRUGS FOR DIALYSIS PATIENTS.
    Cerrato, Paul L. // Biotech Business; Mar2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p5 

    Provides information on the testing of RenaZorb, a drug developed for phospate control in kidney dialysis patients, from Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.

  • Technique for removing samples from bags of dialysate solution.
    Min Than; Galler, Marilyn; Wing Fun Leo-To // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy; 8/1/2005, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p1550 

    Presents a letter to the editor on the technique for removing samples from bags of dialysate solutions for patients on continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration.

  • The arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis access: Gold standard or archaic relic?
    Leapman, Stephen B.; Boyle, Michael // American Surgeon; Aug96, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p652 

    Evaluates the patency rates of arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis access in patients with end stage renal disease. Five year retrospective review of patient records; Calculation using the Kaplan-Meier Actuarial Analysis; Preoperative evaluation; Operative technique; Statistical evaluations.

  • Recommendations for Preventing Transmission of Infections Among Chronic Hemodialysis Patients.
    Leapman, Stephen B.; Boyle, Michael // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 04/27/2001 Supplement RR-5, Vol. 50 Issue 16, p1 

    Recommends guidelines to prevent the transmission of infections among chronic hemodialysis patients. Susceptibility of patients to infections; Background information on Hepatitis B virus infection; Other bloodborne viruses.

  • PATIENT Safety Goals Impact in A Hospital Based Dialysis Unit.
    Kolnacki, Ken; Perrecone, Mary // Nephrology Nursing Journal; Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p176 

    Joint Commission (JC) mandates specific patient safety goals (PSGS) as priority at every level of healthcare. Public report cards detailing patient outcomes in many areas of patient care is becoming the norm. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reimbursement is tied to these...

  • Buttonhole Use in HHD: The Procedure and Why.
    Showers, Mary; Chan, Christopher; Glickman, Joel D. // Nephrology Nursing Journal; Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p179 

    Background: Arteriovenous (AV) fistula use in hemodialysis is associated with improved morbidity and fewer hospitalizations. Because of the need for frequent cannulation of the access, constant site cannulation (i.e., buttonhole) is becoming popular with frequent or daily hemodialysis patients....

  • Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) in Patients on Hemodialysis: An Update.
    Szromba, Charlotte // Nephrology Nursing Journal; Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p185 

    The article provides an answer to a question on heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) and the risk it may cause to patients on hermodialysis.

  • Patient adherence and adjustment in renal dialysis: A person X treatment interactive approach.
    Christensen, Alan J.; Smith, Timothy W. // Journal of Behavioral Medicine; Dec94, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p549 

    Examines the interactive effect of treatment modality and patient characteristics on adherence and depression in renal dialysis and determines whether or not the individual difference measures reflect separable dimensions and its potential differential effect. Assumptions of the model;...

  • Kidney success.
    Kaplan, Mitch; Lerman, Josh // Skiing; Oct93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p22 

    Reveals that the Vacation Kidney Center of the Rockies, located near Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park, provides an opportunity for patients requiring dialysis to get away from urban-area dialysis machines for a wilderness vacation. Proximity to great skiing, cross-country skiing and other...

  • Too many, not enough.
    Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare; 11/10/97, Vol. 27 Issue 45, p46 

    Reports on a government report which revealed that closer monitoring of the number of laboratory tests administered to Medicare dialysis patients is needed, because some providers may be offering too many tests and others not enough. Amount Medicare paid for dialysis tests in 1994 and 1995;...

  • Abdominal Surgery in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients.
    WIND, PHILIPPE; DOUARD, RICHARD; ROUZIER, ROMAN; BERGER, ANNE; BONY, CHANTAL; CUGNENC, PAUL-HENRI // American Surgeon; Apr99, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p347 

    Focuses on a study which assessed abdominal surgery in chronic hemodialysis patients. Materials and methods; Results; Discussion.

  • Successful Pregnancy in Patient on Regular Dialysis.
    Ackrill, P.; Goodwin, F.J.; Marsh, F.P.; Station, D.; Wagman, H. // British Medical Journal; 4/26/75, Vol. 2 Issue 5964, p172 

    Focuses on the management of a pregnancy of a patient undergoing regular dialysis treatment in Great Britain. Occurrence of premature labor in 32 weeks; Information on fetal nutrition; Development of the infant in the first year.

  • Chronic hemodialysis in infants and children under 2 years of age.
    Shroff, Rokshana; Wright, Elizabeth; Ledermann, Sarah; Hutchinson, Carol; Rees, Lesley // Pediatric Nephrology; Apr2003, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p378 

    Presents a paper on chronic hemodialysis in infants and children under two years of age. Incidence of problems with vascular access in children; Causes of line infection; Limitations to the effectiveness of chronic hemodialysis.

  • Outbreaks of gram-negative bacterial bloodstream infections traced to probable contamination of...
    Shroff, Rokshana; Wright, Elizabeth; Ledermann, Sarah; Hutchinson, Carol; Rees, Lesley // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 1/30/1998, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p55 

    Focuses on a study of patients with bloodstream infections (BSIs) who received hemodialysis and chronic hemodialysis during 1996 throughout the world. Cause of BSI in hemodialysis patients; Statistical reports on hemodialysis patients; Information on gram-negative bacterial BSIs at hemodialysis...

  • Fatal Rhizopus Infections in Hemodialysis Patients Receiving Deferoxamine.
    Windus, David W.; Stokes, Thomas J.; Julian, Bruce A.; Fenves, Andrew Z. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov87, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p678 

    Presents case studies on the incidence of fatal rhinocerebral rhizopus infections in hemodialysis patients receiving deferoxamine. History of the patient's illness; Symptoms exhibited by the patient; Discussion.

  • Dihydrocodeine narcosis in renal failure.
    Windus, David W.; Stokes, Thomas J.; Julian, Bruce A.; Fenves, Andrew Z. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 2/5/1983, Vol. 286 Issue 6363, p438 

    Presents a case of severe narcosis caused by the drug in an anuric patient receiving maintenance hemodialysis in Great Britain. Development of myoclonic twitching; Possibility of extubation; Association of dihydrocodeine concentration with narcosis.

  • 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.

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