Thursday, June 30, 2011

Acute Kidney Failure Often Ends With Dialysis

(HealthDay News) -- Kidney dialysis patients discharged from acute care hospitals and admitted to long-term care hospitals for recovery have a high rate of readmission to acute care facilities, U.S. researchers have found.

The new two-year study included 206 dialysis patients at a long-term care facility. Of the 45 percent who had experienced acute kidney failure, 30 percent recovered enough to come off dialysis, while 70 percent had to remain on dialysis and were diagnosed with end-stage kidney failure.

Most of the dialysis-dependent patients returned to an acute care hospital, died or were placed in a nursing home following their stay at the long-term care hospital, the study authors reported.

The study was released online Dec. 14 in advance of publication in an upcoming print issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Read more...

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