Sodium profiling in elderly haemodialysis patients.

  title={Sodium profiling in elderly haemodialysis patients.},
  author={Rasib M Raja},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={11 Suppl 8},
  • Rasib M Raja
  • Published 1996 in
    Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official…
Intradialytic vascular instability continues to be one of the most frequent complications in elderly haemodialysis patients. Signs of impending hypotension such as sweating, apprehension, tachycardia, nausea, or vomiting may be infrequent in the geriatric population. The onset of hypotension in the elderly may be sudden and profound and may lead to serious consequences such as myocardial infarction, stroke, or aspiration if not treated promptly. Prevention of vascular instability is extremely… CONTINUE READING
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