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geriatric nephrology

eJournal Club

This month’s eJournal club concerns early initiation and withdrawal from dialysis in Canada. Over the last 20 years, there has been a move towards starting people on dialysis earlier, at least when this is defined in terms of…

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Dialysis in the Elderly

The rate of patients >75 years of age initiating dialysis has grown substantially in the U.S. over the past two decades.  This has to do with several factors, including improvements in medical technology enabling people to live long…

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