Intradialytic parenteral nutrition in hemodialysis patients: Acute and chronic intervention.

@article{AveryLynch2006IntradialyticPN,
  title={Intradialytic parenteral nutrition in hemodialysis patients: Acute and chronic intervention.},
  author={Margaret Avery-Lynch},
  journal={CANNT journal = Journal ACITN},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={30-3}
}
Protein and calorie malnutrition have been encountered more frequently than expected in the hemodialysis patients. Intradialytic parenteral nutrition (IDPN) has been documented to improve nutritional status in hemodialysis patients in both acute and chronic settings (Henrich, 1996). The aim of this study was to support the usage of IDPN in our malnourished hemodialysis patients. Serum concentration of albumin is one of the main indicators of mortality in the dialysis population. The serum… CONTINUE READING