Dialysis prescription

Dialysis prescription

The general parameters of dialysis treatment that vary according to each patient's individual needs. Treatment length, type of dialyzer and dialysate used, and rate of ultrafiltration are all part of the dialysis prescription.
Mentioned in: Dialysis, Kidney
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Both provide the first ingredient in the dialysis prescription.
This covers supplies and accessories for 90 to 120 bags per month according to the peritoneal dialysis prescription and will translate to P22,500 per month, barely enough for the required number of solutions of 120 bags for a patient who undergoes 4 exchanges a day, totaling P28,560 at P238 per bag rate at the NKTI," he said.
Additionally, Diplomat is recognized for their unique dialysis prescription delivery system, and for their commitment to patient needs related directly to their Custom Prescription Compounding Lab.
On-line monitoring of the dialysis dose has been suggested as a valuable tool to ensure adequate dialysis prescription [7].
Behavioral compliance with dialysis prescription in hemodialysis patients.
The recent heavily funded HEMO study demonstrated that patients dialyzed with high-flux vs low-flux membranes, or a higher dose vs a lower dose of dialysis prescription, had no differences in mortality (15).
These improvements in hemodialysis adequacy over this time period were accompanied by changes in the dialysis prescription.
The dialysis prescription, made up of the length of the cycle as well as the amount of dialysate used, is determined by the physician based on the individual's needs.
His dialysis prescription consisted of five to six nights per week, eight-hour treatments.
The first is a consequence of the infrequent monitoring: underdialysis can persist for up to 2 months before the dialysis prescription is modified, by which time the patient's health can be detrimentally affected.
Overall study results demonstrate that a dialysis prescription switch to icodextrin for patients with challenging fluid management needs can result in improved ultrafiltration and reduced body weight, without compromising residual renal function.
The Dose of Hemodialysis According to Dialysis Prescription in Europe and the United States.