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Evaluation of an anemia algorithm in chronic hemodialysis patients

Evaluation of an anemia algorithm in chronic hemodialysis patients Julie Nhan 1. The primary cause of anemia seen in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is: (a) insufficient amount of iron for erythropoiesis (b) insufficient production of erythropoietin (EPO) (c) enhanced proliferation and differentiation of erythroblasts (d) accelerated and premature red blood cell destruction 2. […]

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Advance care planning

Advance care planning Murray A. Holtby The researchers’ stated objective for this qualitative study was “to understand hope in the context of advance care planning (ACP) from the perspective of patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD)” (p. 886). The research is anchored around two unknowns: (a) The nature of the relationships among ACP, sharing […]