Chronic Kidney Disease

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CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are associated with central vein stenosis and failure to establish a functioning arteriovenous fistula. Thus, guidelines recommend avoiding PICC placement when patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are likely [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: IMPACT OF AGE, RACE AND GENDER

Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) in hospitalized patients is linked to adverse outcomes. Presence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in these patients has been shown to be an independent risk factor. Outcomes of patients with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:26+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: IMPACT OF AGE, RACE AND GENDER

CRYSTALS AND THE KIDNEY: RASBURICASE AS A TREATMENT FOR SEVERE HYPERURICEMIA IN ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Case Presentation: This is a case of a 69 year old female diagnosed with stage IV colon adenocarcinoma; initially treated with chemotherapy and right hemicolectomy with diverting ileostomy. Her chemotherapy regimen was changed to irinotecan [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:45:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CRYSTALS AND THE KIDNEY: RASBURICASE AS A TREATMENT FOR SEVERE HYPERURICEMIA IN ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY