One of the first reported single-center experiences in the use of slow low-efficiency dialysis for ICU patients. This paper highlights the University of Arkansas’ experience with SLED regarding patient outcomes compared to intermittent hemodialysis based on the APACHE-2 illness severity scoring system.

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Time Required (estimated): 30 minutes
Title: Sustained low-efficiency dialysis for critically ill patients requiring renal replacement therapy
Citation: Kidney International 2001, Volume 60, pp. 777-85
Date Created: 2001
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Merck and Company, Inc. (see page 784)
Resource Type: Text
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