An Official Publication of Society Of Renal Nutrition And Metabolism (JRNM) Vol. 2, No. 3, July - September 2016
Table Of Content
Message From Trustees of COREP
Dr. Sunil Shroff
Message Anup Chandra Pandey
Principal Secretary
Scientific Programme 3rd COREP 2016
Paramedics Health Care Support
Dr V N Acharya Memorial Oration Quality Dialysis for Preservation of Nutritional Status

Adequate dialysis either hemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis is essential for the well being of the patients, especially to maintain the best nutritional status. Maintenance of Residual renal function by avoiding hypotension, nephro toxic agents, alternative medicine improves appetite and the role of the skilled nutritionist is important.

By: Abraham Georgi, Alex Merina Elizabeth

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Importance of Dry Weight In Dialysis Patients

In clinical practice, one observes that more that 90% of dialysis patients are hypertensive. An important cause of hypertension is volume overload!. This means extra water (fluid) in the body. Dialysis patients have practically no kidney function . We know that an important function of the kidney is to maintain a constant volume of the body water.

By: Shah Bharat V

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Dialysis Without Anticoagulation (Heparin Free Dialysis)

Hemostasis is defined as process of platelet - fibrin thrombus formation to seal a site of vascular injury without resulting in total occlution of the vessel. During hemodialysis sessions, in order to prevent clotting events in the extracorporeal circuit, heparin, either u nfractionated or fractionated, is commonly administered!.

By: Zope Jyotsna

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Role of Nurse in Peritoneal Dialysis Programme

The most important role of nursing in peritoneal dialysis (PD) is to ensure prevention of peritonitis and exit site infections by using sound policies and procedures and by educating patient to gain efficiency!. The risk factors for infection are divided into three major categories: catheter, patient and programme management.Therefore, a successful and effective management of PD requires a multidisciplinary approach with a comprehensive education and training programme and appropriate support systems2.

By: Chandra Abhilash

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Approach To A Patient With Ultrafiltration Failure

Ultrafiltration failure (UFF) is major factor deciding technique survival in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients . It is a major complication after long duration of PD. All patients with decreased ultrafiltration and/or edema are not ultrafiltration failure (UFF). UFF is a peritoneal membrane defined clinical situation. Hence, prior to diagnosing UFF, other causes to be rule out (Table-I).

By: Behera Manas Ranjan, Gupta Amit

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Guidelines For Maintenance Dialysis And Post-Transplant Nutritional Management

Malnutrition is common in patients with chronic kidney disease, and its prevalence before the initiation of dialysis is poorly characterized in these patients in developing countries. The term malnutrition implies an imbalance in nutrient intake and nutrient requirement.

By: Saxena Anita

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Legal Aspects Of Organ Donation And Transplantation In India

After years of exploitative practices in living unrelated transplants the Transplantation of Human Organs Act was passed in India in 1994 to put a stop to commercial dealings in organs. It also accepted the concept of brain-stem death and deceased organ donation and transplantation.

By: Kumar Pallavi, NavinSumana

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Leaching and boiling of Vegetables and Lentils For Potassium - How effective is the Strategy?
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Instructions for Authors
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