Dana Miskulin

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Medical Management of the Dialysis Patient: Blood Pressure and Fluid Volume Management

Does this dialysis patient have hypertension? The National Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Improvement program (KDOQI) published a guideline calling for a pre-dialysis systolic blood pressure (SBP) <140 mmHg. The evidence supporting this guideline was graded as weak since it was largely extrapolated from the general population in which a continuous reduction in cardiovascular…

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