Anthony Meade

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  • Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal…
  • 2007
BACKGROUND Malnutrition prevalence in patients on dialysis is well established. The protein requirements for both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis have been documented elsewhere, including the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative Clinical Practice Guidelines for Nutrition in Chronic Renal Failure. The clinical challenge is to assist patients in(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the reliability of a nurse-performed nutrition screening tool (NST) for hemodialysis (HD) patients to identify nutritionally at-risk patients. DESIGN Tool reliability assessment. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS The setting was nine non-hospital private (n = 3) and public (n = 6) HD units in Australia (two rural and seven metropolitan).(More)
The purpose of the study was to pilot a nurse-performed nutritional screening tool (NST) for dialysis patients in order to identify nutritionally at-risk patients. Haemodialysis (HD) patients are at risk of nutritional-related problems. Nutritional screening by nurses may assist in the early recognition of and response to these problems. An NST was(More)
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