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Death in dialysis patients

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199235285.003.0015

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Death in dialysis patients

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This chapter discusses survival rates in dialysis patients, as well as causes of death, cardiac arrest during dialysis, end of life issues, palliative care and management of symptoms, withdrawal of dialysis, and quality of death.

Chapter.  4503 words. 

Subjects: Nephrology

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