geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Dialysis symptoms and stabilization in long-term dialysis. Practical application of the CUSUM plot


, : Dialysis symptoms and stabilization in long-term dialysis. Practical application of the CUSUM plot. Archives of Internal Medicine 140(6): 804-807

Six symptoms that occur during hemodialysis were investigated to determine their frequency and to define when a patient's condition becomes "stable." Three symptoms--nausea, hypotension, and muscle cramps--stabilized after 13 dialysis treatments (approximately one month). Two symptoms, hypertension and vomiting, stabilized after 17 and 20 dialyses, respectively. Headache showed little variation per dialysis. The changes in the frequency of these symptoms were detected through the use of the cumulative sum technique (CUSUM). This technique was found to be much more discriminating than the original data. Hemodialysis patients should not be considered "stable" for investigation of changes in techniques or therapy until after 1 1/2 months of dialysis. Even then, symptoms will be found during each dialysis.

US$29.90

PMID: 7387275


Other references

Björn Lundahl; Leren, T.P.; Ose, L.; Hamsten, A.; Karpe, F., 2000: A functional polymorphism in the promoter region of the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP -493G/T) influences lipoprotein phenotype in familial hypercholesterolemia. The microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) has a key function in intracellular apolipoprotein (apo) B lipidation and secretion of very low density lipoprotein (VLDL). A recently discovered functional polymorphism in the promoter of the MTP...

D.L.renzo, F.; Dotsenko, O.; Scully, M.F.; Tymoshchuk, M., 2006: The role of anticoagulation in cancer patients: facts and figures. Thromboembolic events contribute significantly to the morbidity and mortality in cancer. Effective and safe anticoagulation - mainstay in prevention and treatment of thrombosis - remains very challenging clinical task in oncology patients - popula...

Goodman, M.Scott.; Goodman, M.A.; Kovalevsky, A.Y.; Nazarenko, A.Y.; Pope, D., 2006: Bis[bis(3-phenylpyrazol-1-yl)(pyrazol-1-yl)methane]copper(II) bis(perchlorate) acetonitrile disolvate. The title copper(II) complex, [Cu(C22H18N6)2](ClO4)2.2C2H3N, comprises two neutral substituted tris(pyrazol-1-yl)methane ligands bonded to a central Cu(II) ion, which is positioned on a crystallographic inversion center. Six Cu-N bonds are arrange...

Johnston, N.; Rask Andersen, A.; Lundin, A.; Talback, M., 1996: Asthma increase in farmers A 12-year follow-up. European Respiratory Journal Supplement 9(23): 378S

Bagai, K., 2011: Obstructive sleep apnea, stroke, and cardiovascular diseases. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is gaining recognition as a cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk factor. Sleep apnea is now implicated in the etiopathogenesis of stroke, coronary artery disease, hypertension, and congestive heart failure. OSA exe...

Diebold, E.; Ellis, S., 1997: Strides in AZA TAG communication with field biologists: the CBSG Penguin Camp Workshop. American Zoo and Aquarium Association Annual Conference Proceedings, 192-197

Chausson, M.; Fluchère, A-Sophie.; Landreau, E.; Aguni, Y.; Chevalier, Y.; Hamaide, T.; Abdul-Malak, N.; Bonnet, I., 2008: Block copolymers of the type poly(caprolactone)-b-poly(ethylene oxide) for the preparation and stabilization of nanoemulsions. Block copolymers poly(caprolactone)-block-poly(ethylene oxide) are promising non-ionic macromolecular surfactants for the stabilization of emulsions because they display a stronger adsorption and provide an increased long-term stability. But such...

Anonymous, 1951: STATUS report on "krebiozen". Journal of the American Medical Association 147(9): 864-873

Abbate, F.; Laura, R.; Muglia, U.; Vita, G.; Bronzetti, P., 1993: Differentiation of ependymal surface of lateral ventricles in fetus and newborn rabbits: observations by SEM. The ultrastructural modifications that occur on the ependymal surface of the lateral ventricles of prenatal rabbit brains at 25, 27, 29 days of pregnancy, of term fetuses (30-31 days) and of 5, 10, 15 day old newborn rabbits, were studied by a SEM...

Paraiba, L.C.; Cerdeira, A.L.; Silva, E.F. da; Martins, J.S.; Coutinho, H.L. da C., 2003: Evaluation of soil temperature effect on herbicide leaching potential into groundwater in the Brazilian Cerrado. The effect of annual variations in the daily average soil temperatures, at different depths, on the calculation of pesticide leaching potential indices is presented. This index can be applied to assess the risk of groundwater contamination by a pe...