2008

October - December 2008  Volume 18, Issue 4

Articles

The use of alternative anti-coagulation strategies for a nocturnal home hemodialysis patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

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By Rose Faratro, RN, BHScN, CNeph(C), Celine D’Gama,RN, BHScN, CNeph(C), and Christopher Chan, MD, FRCP(C)

Weekly energy expenditure and quality of life in hemodialysis patients

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By Ingrid Brenner, RN, PhD, and Kayla Brohart, BSc

Medication reconciliation in hemodialysis patients

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By Séadna Ledger, BScPhm, ACPR, and Gail Choma, BScPhm, ACPR

April - June 2008  Volume 18, Issue 2

Articles

Predictors of hemodialysis central venous catheter exit-site infections
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By Lori Harwood, RN, MSc, CNeph(C), Barbara Wilson, RN, MScN, CNeph(C), Bonita Thompson, RN, BA, Elizabeth Brown, RN, and Danae Young, RN

CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES: Are CSN and NKF-K/DOQI mineral metabolism guidelines for hemodialysis patients achievable? Results from a provincial renal program
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By Lori D.Wazny, PharmD, Colette B. Raymond, PharmD, MSc, Esther M. Lesperance, RT, and Keevin N. Bernstein, MD, FRCPC

SÉRIE SUR LA FORMATION CONTINUE: Les lignes directrices de la SCN et de la NKF K/DOQI sur le métabolisme minéral chez les patients hémodialysés sont-elles atteignables ? Résultats d’un programme provincial des maladies rénales
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By Lori D.Wazny, PharmD, Colette B. Raymond, PharmD, MSc, Esther M. Lesperance, RT, and Keevin N. Bernstein, MD, FRCPC

January - March 2008 Volume 18 Issue 1

Articles

Post-dialysis “pre-dialysis” care: The cart before the horse— Advanced practice nurse intervention and impact on modality selection
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By Diane Watson, RN, MSc, CNeph(C)

Chronic kidney disease: The diagnosis of a “unique” chronic disease
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By Anne Moulton, RN, BScN, CNeph(C), MN(c)

Conversion from epoetin alfa to darbepoetin alfa within the Manitoba Renal Program: Evaluation of dose ratios
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By Colette B. Raymond, PharmD, MSc, Lori D.Wazny, PharmD, Lavern M.Vercaigne, PharmD, Esther M. Lesperance, RT, Dan E. Skwarchuk, CGA, and Keevin N. Bernstein, MD, FRCPC