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  • Should We Drop PD “Adequacy” as a Measure?

    New ISPD guidelines suggest that patient well-being should be the goal of the PD prescription, not target urea or creatinine clearances. Identification of solutes that cause uremic symptoms could help devise ways to limit their accumulation.

    Read the abstract » | (added 2023-12-15)

    Tags: ISPD Guidelines, Patient Well being, PD Prescription, Uremic Symptoms

  • ISPD Proposes to Remove PD Toxin Clearance Targets

    New ISPD Guidelines suggest that the focus of PD should be patient well-being—not lab values. This change would allow more people to do PD, and focusing on relieving uremic symptoms could help determine which solutes really do matter to quality of life.

    Read the abstract » | (added 2023-08-16)

    Tags: PD, Patient Well being, Lab Values, Uremic Symptoms, Quality Of Life