End Stage Renal Disease

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Abstract Number: 993

PENILE CALCIPHYLAXIS ASSOCIATED WITH HEMODIALYSIS INITIATION

Case Presentation: A 62 year-old man was admitted to the hospital with hypervolemia. His past medical history included chronic kidney disease stage V not on hemodialysis and type-2 diabetes mellitus. He reported bilateral lower extremity [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PENILE CALCIPHYLAXIS ASSOCIATED WITH HEMODIALYSIS INITIATION

Abstract Number: 223

EMERGENCIES IN DIALYSIS: A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF MEDICAL EMERGENCY TEAM UTILIZATION IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE

Background: Medical Emergency Teams (METs) are utilized in an inpatient setting to identify patients who exhibit signs of clinical deterioration. Patients, family, or staff activate the team by calling a Code MET when there is [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on EMERGENCIES IN DIALYSIS: A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF MEDICAL EMERGENCY TEAM UTILIZATION IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 14

FAST TRACK DIALYSIS: IMPROVING EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND HOSPITAL THROUGHPUT FOR PATIENTS REQUIRING HEMODIALYSIS

Background: Many end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients present with complaints related to missed or incomplete hemodialysis (HD). Inpatient HD units often are not credentialed for outpatient use which results in extra cost and consumes [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:13:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on FAST TRACK DIALYSIS: IMPROVING EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND HOSPITAL THROUGHPUT FOR PATIENTS REQUIRING HEMODIALYSIS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 116

Survival in Hospitalized Dialysis Patients

Background: End Stage Renal Disease carries a poor prognosis. Only half of dialysis patients are still alive three years after the initiation of renal replacement therapy. Furthermore, dialysis patients are hospitalized more often compared to [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Survival in Hospitalized Dialysis Patients