Risk for GI Bleed Increased With Hemodialysis Versus Peritoneal Dialysis
THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2023 -- The risk for newly diagnosed gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is increased for patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) versus peritoneal dialysis (PD), according to a study published online Jan. 2 in Scientific... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 19, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Starting Hemodialysis Twice Weekly: When Less Is More Starting Hemodialysis Twice Weekly: When Less Is More
The results of a new study raise the question of whether it ' s time to rethink the typical thrice weekly chronic hemodialysis regimen.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hemodialysis treatment for poisoning patients in the emergency department - Orhan U, Gulen M, Satar S, Acehan S, Nazik H, Ünlü N, Gedıklıoglu M, Isıkber C, Sonmez A, Sonmez GO.
INTRODUCTION: We aimed to evaluate the hemodialysis (HD) use in adult patients after acute poisoning in the emergency department. METHODS: The study was performed as a retrospective observational cohort study. We analyzed hospital electronic data s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Treatment of lethal caffeine overdose with haemodialysis: a case report and review - Gahona CCT, Bharadwaj AK, Shah M, Bhagat U, Sterman P, Vasquez W.
Caffeine, chemically 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine, is the most widely consumed central nervous system stimulant in the world with pleiotropic effects on the cardiovascular, pulmonary, and renal systems. The advent of over the counter (OTC) caffeine formulations... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The efficacy of hemodialysis on paraquat poisoning mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Eizadi-Mood N, Jaberi D, Barouti Z, Rahimi A, Mansourian M, Dorooshi G, Sabzghabaee AM, Alfred S.
BACKGROUND: Paraquat (PQ) poisoning is a serious public health concern, especially in developing countries, due to its easy access and lack of awareness of potential harms. No effective treatment has been reported yet. Conventional hemodialysis (HD) is sti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Not So Cool After All: No CV Benefit with Lower-Temp Dialysate in Hemodialysis
(MedPage Today) -- Using a cooler dialysate during maintenance hemodialysis didn't provide any cardiovascular (CV) benefits, according to the cluster-randomized MyTEMP trial. In the study of 84 dialysis centers in Ontario, patients receiving a... (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 6, 2022 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

An atypical disease-knowledge-related suicide by means of slashing the hemodialytic arteriovenous fistula - Galante N, Ciprandi B, Franceschetti L.
A case of suicide committed by self-cutting the arteriovenous fistula in a patient on hemodialysis is presented. A 77-year-old man was found dead with a blood-stained kitchen knife in the bedroom by his daughter. The man suffered from severe chronic renal ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Calf circumference predicts falls in older adults on hemodialysis - Rodrigues RG, Dalboni MA, de A Correia M, Machado Dos Reis L, Moyses RMA, Elias RM.
OBJECTIVE: Older patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing maintenance hemodialysis are at higher risk of falling. However, there is no standard method to screen patients at higher risk. We have evaluated whether calf circumference (CC) measurement w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Disease-knowledge-related suicide by cutting subclavian catheters in a woman undergoing haemodialysis: case report and review of the literature - Simonit F, Zamai V, Desinan L.
In this report we present the case of a 49-year-old woman with a history of chronic renal insufficiency and subclavian catheters for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Diquat herbicide organophosphate poisoning and multi-organ failure: a case report - Aloise DM, Memon A, Zaldivar A.
A 63-year-old male landscaper presented to our emergency department (ED) following unintentional ingestion of an herbicide including diquat, a highly lethal toxin. Poison control was consulted, and treatment was centered around emergency hemodialysis to mi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Energy bills: 'Without my machine I will die' - dialysis patient
Dawn White has renal failure and worries about the growing energy cost of her haemodialysis machine. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Energy prices: It's costing more to keep me alive
Dawn White has renal failure and worries about the growing energy cost of her haemodialysis machine. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peritoneal Dialysis Less Costly for Medicare Than Hemodialysis
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2022 -- Peritoneal dialysis (PD) costs Medicare less than hemodialysis, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Jennifer M. Kaplan, M.D., from Baylor College of Medicine... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Relationship between nutrition-related problems and falls in hemodialysis patients: a narrative review - Shirai N, Inoue T, Ogawa M, Okamura M, Morishita S, Suguru Y, Tsubaki A.
Falls are a social problem that increase healthcare costs. Hemodialysis (HD) patients need to avoid falling because fractures increase their risk of death. Nutritional problems such as frailty, sarcopenia, undernutrition, protein-energy wasting (PEW), and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Minority Dialysis Patients Report Unmet Supportive Care Needs
Findings seen among Asian American or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander and Black patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 26, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news