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Home care assistance and the utilization of peritoneal dialysis.
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) may be declining because the elderly often have barriers to self-care PD. The objective of this study was to determine whether the availability of home care increasesExpand
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When laboratories report estimated glomerular filtration rates in addition to serum creatinines, nephrology consults increase.
Serum creatinine alone can be difficult to interpret as a measure of kidney function such that chronic kidney disease might be under-recognized in the general population. In the province of Ontario,Expand
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Neighborhood socioeconomic status and barriers to peritoneal dialysis: a mixed methods study.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between neighborhood socioeconomic status and barriers to peritoneal dialysis eligibility and choice. DESIGN,Expand
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Catheter Insertion and Perioperative Practices Within the ISPD North American Research Consortium
♦ Background: In general, efforts to standardize care based on group consensus practice guidelines have resulted in lower morbidity and mortality. Although there are published guidelines regardingExpand
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Risk prediction models for acute kidney injury following major noncardiac surgery: systematic review.
BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a serious complication of major noncardiac surgery. Risk prediction models for AKI following noncardiac surgery may be useful for identifying high-riskExpand
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Diagnostic delay in young women with breast cancer: A population-based analysis.
92 Background: Breast cancer in young women is aggressive. Delays in diagnosis and treatment may contribute to the worse outcomes observed in the treatment of breast cancer in young women. TheExpand
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Reporting of the estimated glomerular filtration rate was associated with increased use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin-II receptor blockers in CKD.
Many guidelines suggest that angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin-II receptor antagonists (collectively referred to as renin, angiotensin, aldosterone system blockers (RAASExpand
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Citrate vs. acetate dialysate on intradialytic heparin dose: A double blind randomized crossover study
Introduction Citrate containing dialysate has a calcium‐binding anticoagulant effect compared to standard acetic acid containing dialysate. We performed a randomized, double‐blind, crossover trial inExpand
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Association of Age With Risk of Kidney Failure in Adults With Stage IV Chronic Kidney Disease in Canada
This cohort study examines the competing risks of death and kidney failure in an aging population with or without age-related comorbid conditions.
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