Nutrition on dialysis

Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Christine Daley and Anastasia Lawrence

in Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199235285
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598854 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Nutrition on dialysis

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This chapter discusses nutrition on dialysis, including malnutrition in end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), nutritional requirements in chronic kidney disease (pre-dialysis), dietetic treatment plan for pre-dialysis patients, assessment of nutritional status, nutritional requirements in haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, strategies for achieving nutritional aims, dietary problems specific to ethnic minority patients, supplemental vitamins and trace elements, use of nutritional supplements, intradialytic nutrition, carnitine and ESKD, fluid requirements in renal failure, nutrition in acute kidney injury, and routes for nutritional support in acute kidney injury.

Chapter.  5455 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nephrology

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