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Nutritional & Comorbid Risk Factors for Mortality in Patient Starting Hemodialysis

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for worse survival in a patient starting hemodialysis based on the study of de Araujo et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, diet

ICD-10:

N17-N19, Z49, Z49.1, Z99.2

Description:

de Araujo et al identified a number of factors affecting mortality in patients starting hemodialysis. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Federal University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.

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