Use of sertraline for antihistamine-refractory uremic pruritus in renal palliative care patients.

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BACKGROUND Uremic pruritus is a common and distressing symptom occurring in 42% to 75% of end-stage renal dialysis (ESRD) patients, even in patients who are adequately dialyzed. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of consecutive patients who presented to the renal palliative care clinic in a single institution with pruritus refractory to… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2012.0504

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