Assessment of blood pressure in hemodialysis patients.

  title={Assessment of blood pressure in hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Rajiv M. Agarwal},
  journal={Seminars in dialysis},
  volume={15 5},
It is self-evident that accurate measurement of blood pressure (BP) is essential for the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension. Patients on hemodialysis typically do not have their BP measured under standardized conditions, a source of error in the assessment of their BP. However, their are some unique sources of error involving interdialytic weight gain, occurrence of sleep apnea and consequent nocturnal hypertension, inability to take BP in both arms in patients who have hemodialysis… CONTINUE READING

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