Joyce Dombrouski

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This study was designed to evaluate the pharmacokinetics of vancomycin during hemodialysis with cellulose triacetate (CT) high-flux dialyzers and to assess the influence of membrane surface area on intradialytic clearance. In a randomized crossover fashion, the pharmacokinetics of vancomycin were evaluated during dialysis with the CT 110 and CT 190(More)
Improvement of microcytic anemia after deferoxamine treatment is described in eight long-term dialysis patients with high serum aluminum concentration and other clinical signs of aluminum toxicity. Hematocrit increase of 3 to 19 vol% was associated with correction of microcytosis, significant reduction in abnormal levels of free erythrocyte protoporphyrins,(More)
In an H&HN exclusive roundtable discussion, representatives from the five top-performing hospitals describe what they've learned so far from the Premier/CMS Pay-for-Performance Project. For hospitals around the country, so-called value-based ent will soon be the primary way they get paid by both public and commercial insurers. The Premier/CMS participants(More)
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