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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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Estimate of the dialysis dose using ionic dialysance].
Merike Luman defended her PhD thesis on the assessment of dialysis dose and nutrion by an optical method in 2010 (supervisor I.
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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Braun's Dialog+ Hemodialysis System, provides healthcare professionals with the information they need to give patients the optimal dialysis dose (Kt/V).
Results indicated that regardless of hemoglobin level or use of high dialysate flow, dialysis dose delivered was significantly lower in those receiving SN and that results obtained were markedly lower than published guidelines for dialysis adequacy (NKF, 1997).
Initial clinical findings suggest decreased utilization of heparin anticoagulant therapy during hemodialysis using citrate dialysate, as well as increased delivered dialysis dose.
In recent NxStage evaluations, centers were able to increase their patient dialysis dose delivery and increase minimum Kt/V of 1.
For dialysis dose and hemoglobin targets, Canadian facility performance has significantly improved over time.