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Renal Replacement Therapy Risk Groups Based on Comorbid Factors

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient undergoing renal replacement therapy based on the risk groups of Khan et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

N17-N19

Description:

Khan et al identified risk groups for patients undergoing renal replacement therapy. A patient at higher risk may benefit from more aggressive management or treatment with a novel therapy. The authors are from the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.

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