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Acute interstitial nephritis – a reappraisal and update
TLDR
The key to early diagnosis is vigilance for the presence of tubular dysfunction in non-oliguric individuals, especially in patients with modest but gradual increments in creatinine level, and the utility of urinary biomarkers to diagnose AIN in its early nascent and potentially reversible stage remains to be determined.
When Access to Chronic Dialysis is Limited: One Center’s Approach to Emergent Hemodialysis
TLDR
How undocumented immigrants are cared for in one county hospital system in a large city describes how emergent dialysis treatment is provided in this large city.
Caring for Undocumented Immigrants With Kidney Disease.
  • R. Raghavan
  • Medicine, Political Science
    American journal of kidney diseases : the…
  • 30 November 2017
TLDR
Global variation in the care accessible to migrants, refugees, undocumented immigrants, and asylum seekers argues for the need for a framework to transform advocacy into public policy to improve the lives of patients with kidney disease worldwide.
Spontaneous hypoglycemia: diagnostic evaluation and management
TLDR
The diagnostic evaluation and management of spontaneous hypoglycemia is discussed and additional non-invasive and/or invasive diagnostic evaluation is necessary if an organic hypoglycemic disorder is suspected.
Clinicians' Perspectives on Providing Emergency-Only Hemodialysis to Undocumented Immigrants
TLDR
The experiences and perspectives of interdisciplinary clinicians providing direct care for undocumented patients who rely on EOHD are described, which is a radical departure from the usual standards of care for patients with ESKD.
Effects of Listening to Live Singing in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis: A Randomized Controlled Crossover Study
TLDR
Listening to live music was associated with improvements in systolic and diastolic blood pressure, better quality of sleep, fewer cramps, and reduced anxiety/depression, pain, and itching, and potentially low-cost therapy for the dialysis care team to employ during hemodialysis treatments.
Association of Emergency-Only vs Standard Hemodialysis With Mortality and Health Care Use Among Undocumented Immigrants With End-stage Renal Disease
TLDR
Undocumented immigrants with end-stage renal disease treated with emergency-only hemodialysis have higher mortality and spend more days in the hospital than those receiving standard he modialysis, and States and cities should consider offering standard heModialysis to undocumented immigrants.
Mechanisms of Drug-Induced Interstitial Nephritis.
TLDR
Drug-induced acute interstitial nephritis (DI-AIN) is a drug hypersensitivity reaction (DHR) that manifests 7 to 10 days after exposure to the culprit drug, and the offending drug should be avoided.
Survey of Kidney Biopsy Clinical Practice and Training in the United States.
TLDR
Almost two-thirds of graduate respondents from a single military training program no longer perform biopsy, and 51% of responding nephrology program directors indicated that biopsy procedural competence should not be required.
Bortezomib in kidney transplant desensitization: a case report.
TLDR
Using bortezomib in conjunction with Rituximab to desensitize a kidney transplant recipient on the waiting list and its association with decreased anti-HLA antibody levels is demonstrated.
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