Infection Control

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Peritonitis rates vary by country, facility for patients on PD

January 15, 2020
In the Journals

S. aureus infection almost seven-times higher for patients with buttonhole cannulation for dialysis

January 14, 2020
Published research suggests access-related Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia rates were nearly seven-times higher for patients on hemodialysis who were cannulated using…
Meeting News

Creatine equations comparable to measured GFR for HIV-positive patients

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — Ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitors do not significantly impact creatinine-based GFR estimates compared with measured GFR for HIV-positive patients…
In the Journals

PD program for unplanned renal replacement therapy reduced central venous catheter use

October 21, 2019
A program that provided specific processes to support the initiation of PD in urgent and unplanned situations reduced both central venous catheter use through…
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Mitigating the Risk of Cytomegalovirus Infection in the Transplantation Setting – Game On!

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

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Case Report

Lithium and Lisinopril Interaction, Lithium Toxicities, and Relative Preservation of Renal Function in a Patient with Bipolar Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, October 2019, Volume 49 Issue 10
The patient was a 53-year-old man diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 18 years who had experienced multiple manic…
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