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dialysis dose

The percentage by which blood urea nitrogen (BUN) is reduced during renal dialysis. Inadequate BUN reductions have been linked to increases in patient care costs, hospitalizations, and increased risk of death in patients with chronic renal failure. See: blood urea nitrogen
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For the first time, it was confirmed that a light emitting diod based miniaturized optical monitor is capable to estimate dialysis dose and nutritional status without blood samples and offers a possibility for simplified mapping of the dialysis.
The used wavelength was shown to be both technically and methodologically suitable for dialysis dose estimation having a good correlation with the dialysis quality marker solute urea [18].
Patients getting an inadequate dialysis dose die sooner and are hospitalized more often.
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Association of achieved dialysis dose with mortality in the hemodialysis study: an example of "dose-targeting bias".
Calculation of eGFR adjusts for gender and ethnic origin 'but no such adjustment is currently part of the dialysis dose expression' (Depner, 2008, p.
A number of published studies suggest that factors related to practice patterns, such as dialysis dose, vascular access, and injectable drugs can influence patient outcomes.
However, dialysisrelated factors such as dialysis dose, length of dialysis or type of membrane are not clearly related to RLS.
Initial clinical findings suggest decreased utilization of heparin anticoagulant therapy during hemodialysis using citrate dialysate, as well as increased delivered dialysis dose.