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Utilization of arteriovenous grafts secondary to fistula failure in patients on dialysis

Nephrology News & Issues, September 2018
Maliha Ahmed, DO; Nicole Evans, MD; Sandeep Aggarwal, MD; Shamik Bhadra, MD; Ziauddin Ahmed, MD
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Technology helps put the AVF in a new light

Nephrology News & Issues, September 2018
Mark E. Neumann
Fifteen years ago, CMS launched the Fistula First Breakthrough Initiative to encourage greater use of the arteriovenous fistula among patients with end-stage renal…

UK study: 3-D images help track fistula maturation

August 1, 2018
The use of 3-D images to survey the progress of a maturing arteriovenous fistula can help clinicians determine whether the access will need modifications or be useable…
In the Journals

AVFs may not be the best access for elderly patients with ESRD

July 26, 2018
Given a limited time on dialysis and poor vasculature, elderly patients initiating hemodialysis therapy may face more access-related complications with an arteriovenous…
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Toward the Individualization of Treatment for Patients with Hyponatremia

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte imbalance observed in patients, occurring in up to 30% of hospitalizations…
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Urinalysis Interpretation for Pediatricians

Pediatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 42 Issue 3
CME Educational Objectives 1. Cost-effectively evaluate microscopic hematuria and proteinuria. 2. Recognize important…
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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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