Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Renal Disease

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Renal Disease

This ebook offers a succinct review of suicide risks associated with renal diseases as supported by research literature. Renal disease encompasses disorders that can increase depression. Clinicians have struggled with the concept of treatment withdrawal and whether it represents suicide; a short discussion of what is known is discussed. Practical recommendations for caregivers are included. […]

Medicare Programs - End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regulation) (CMS) (2018 Edition)

Medicare Programs – End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regulation) (CMS) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Medicare Programs – End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regulation) (CMS) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 This rule updates and makes revisions to the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) prospective payment […]

Peritonitis in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

Peritonitis in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

To the Editor: We investigated the experiences with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)-related peritonitis in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) at the nephrology unit of Dr George Mukhari Hospital. In this study population, the mortality rate from peritonitis is high, Gram-negative sepsis predominates and the recurrence rate was also high. Age is a risk […]