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Blokker, Marybeth - - 2008
Vigneux, Annette - - 2008
Frye, Christine - - 2008
Thomas, Alison - - 2008
Brunier, Gillian - - 2008
Symes, Jodi - - 2008
Low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs) have been evaluated in a large number of randomized clinical trials and have been shown to be safe and effective for the prophylaxis and treatment of thromboembolic disorders, myocardial infarction and unstable angina in patients with normal renal function. Unfortunately, most studies evaluating LMWH have ...
May, Elaine - - 2008
Wazny, Lori - - 2008
Background: The calcium, phosphorus, and parathyroid hormone targets recommended by the Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN) encompass a wider range of values as compared to the National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (NKF-K/DOQI) guidelines. We sought to compare mineral metabolism parameters within the Manitoba Renal Program (MRP) to ...
Harwood, Lori - - 2008
Central venous catheter (CVC) exit-site infections contribute to bacteremia and patient morbidity and mortality among patients on hemodialysis. This structured observational study examined predictors of positive CVC exit-site infections. Hemodialysis nurses documented the physical appearance of the CVC exit site for sites they believed to be infected and required a ...
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Thomas, Alison - - 2008
Ryan, Jennifer - - 2008
Beliveau, Lee - - 2008
Quinan, Patty - - 2008
Raymond, Colette - - 2008
We sought to describe dose conversion ratios between epoetin alfa and darbepoetin alfa for patients with anemia of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a large provincial renal program. Hemodialysis (HD), peritoneal dialysis (PD) and pre-dialysis patients with CKD were included. Laboratory parameters and darbepoetin alfa doses were compared to epoetin ...
Moulton, Anne - - 2008
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is more than a chronic disease. CKD is a "unique" chronic disease. To sustain life on hemodialysis, an individual must become an expert self-manager while coping with the numerous stressors related to both the treatment regimen and to the chronic disease itself. This article addresses and ...
Watson, Diane - - 2008
Most institutions with dialysis programs have developed pre-dialysis clinics, which provide education and medical management leading up to the need for dialysis or transplantation. Another large group of individuals start dialysis acutely, for a variety of reasons, and are often started emergently in hospital with little or no preparation or ...
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Thomas, Alison - - 2008
Brunier, Gillian - - 2008
Ryan, Jennifer - - 2007
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