Davies, SJ (2016) Normalizing the peritoneal dialysis dose-have we got it right? Kidney International, 90 (6). 1162 -1163. ISSN 1523-1755

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Abstract

How the dialysis dose is normalized is just one of several assumptions that clinicians need to take into account when prescribing peritoneal dialysis. El-Kateb et al. confirm that estimating the volume of urea distribution is associated with significant error and show that energy expenditure is not linearly related to volume, such that there is a potential need for a higher dialysis prescription in smaller, more active individuals.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC870 Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Institute for Applied Clinical Sciences
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2017 14:43
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2017 01:30
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/2779

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