Allon Friedman, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Allon Friedman

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Medical Management of the Dialysis Patient: Nutritional Assessment and Support

Is this patient malnourished? Malnutrition is an important issue in dialysis patients because it can lead to suboptimal health and, in certain circumstances, even frank illness. Moreover, dialysis patients are particularly predisposed to malnutrition because of a combination of underlying disease states, frequent advanced age, lower socioeconomic status and education levels, and the effects of…

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