An aging renal population-is dialysis always the answer?

  • H. Noble
  • Published 2011 in British journal of nursing

Abstract

As people age and live for longer they are more likely to develop comorbid conditions including chronic kidney disease (CKD). This paper discusses the treatment options for stage 5 CKD including haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, transplantation or conservative management, also known as supportive care, for those who decide not to undertake dialysis. It… (More)

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