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Revised KDOQI guidelines call for matching vascular access type with modality choice, patient goals

Revised KDOQI guidelines call for matching vascular access type with modality choice, patient goals
May 13, 2019
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LOCK-IT-100 trial: Neutrolin safe, effective to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections

May 10, 2019
BOSTON — Neutrolin, an investigational new drug containing taurolidine, was shown to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections among patients with ESRD who…
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New approach needed to evaluate vascular access options

April 22, 2019
When it comes to selecting a vascular access type for a patient with late-stage CKD or ESKD, the arteriovenous fistula, once labelled the ‘gold standard’…
Meeting News

Variety of factors influence long-term catheter outcomes in children on hemodialysis

March 21, 2019
DALLAS — The long-term outcomes and complications of tunneled hemodialysis access in children with ESRD depend on a variety of factors, with infection rarely being…
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CME

Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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Mission and MotivationOpen Access

Health Literacy: A Long Journey to Brazilian Health Practices

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2018, Volume 2 Issue 3
Studying health literacy was a turning point in my journey as a researcher and health professional. It happened during…
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CME CNE CE CPE

Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

No commercial support for this activity.

This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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