Monthly Archives: January 2014

Symptom control in end-stage renal failure

ESRF, apart from being fairly imminently fatal (approx 8 – 11 days on average without dialysis), can give rise to fairly unpleasant symptoms – nausea/vomiting, itching, weight loss, & intractable fluid overload. A difficulty in treatment is that many drugs … Continue reading

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