Use of the medical differential diagnosis to achieve optimal end-stage renal disease outcomes.

Compared with the general population, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients continue to have a higher than expected morbidity and mortality. Hypoalbuminemia, anemia, hypertension, and inadequate dialysis are all thought to contribute to the high morbidity and mortality among ESRD patients. Anemia algorithms should help to standardize the approach to… CONTINUE READING