Management of protein and energy intake in dialysis patients.

  • Marsha Wolfson
  • Published 1999 in
    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology…
Malnutrition is not uncommon in patients with end-stage renal disease treated with maintenance dialysis. The presence of several abnormal parameters of nutritional status are reported to be predictive of poorer outcomes in these patients, compared to dialysis patients without evidence of malnutrition. This article describes methods that may be used to… (More)