Changing the hemodialysis prescription for hemodialysis patients with subdural and intracranial hemorrhage.

@article{Davenport2013ChangingTH,
  title={Changing the hemodialysis prescription for hemodialysis patients with subdural and intracranial hemorrhage.},
  author={Andrew Davenport},
  journal={Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 Suppl 1},
  pages={S22-7}
}
Although continuous modalities of renal replacement therapy offer an advantage to the patient with compromised cerebral perfusion and intracranial hypertension, they are generally limited to the intensive care unit setting. Many hemodialysis patients admitted with strokes and subdural hematoma are managed on general wards. As such, these patients are generally treated by intermittent hemodialysis, and their dialysis prescription should be altered to minimize changes in serum osmolality, and… CONTINUE READING