Category list : Renal
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Healthcare staff across England have been urgently reminded about how to spot warning signs of life-threatening bleeding in kidney dialysis patients following seven deaths.
Efforts to boost organ donation levels under a presumed consent system should focus on “feelings and emotions” rather than facts, according to UK researchers.
At HMP Full Sutton, prisoners with end-stage kidney disease receive on-site haemodialysis. This initiative won the Managing Long-term Conditions category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
A team of researchers from Leicester has developed a questionnaire that they say helps to shed light on the most common symptoms reported by patients with kidney disease.
Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease, according to findings from a UK study.
Patients with some forms of kidney stones should have greater access to non-invasive procedures to remove them, according to new draft clinical guidance for England.
Gestational diabetes may predispose women to early-stage kidney damage, a precursor to chronic kidney disease, according to US researchers.
Patients with acute kidney injury face a significantly greater risk of heart failure during their first year after leaving hospital, according to US researchers.
Most kidney patients rate the care they receive highly but there is room for improvement in key areas such as the insertion of needles for dialysis and involvement in decision-making, show findings from the first national survey of its kind.
Researchers behind a major new study of chronic kidney disease hope it will provide vital information to aid earlier diagnosis and treatment.