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Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome

Ross, Carl A. MSN, CCRN; Kearney, Kathleen MSN, CEN

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: February 2000 - Volume 100 - Issue 2 - p 53-54
Emergency

When a change in mental status is accompanied by hypotension, it may not be due to uremia.

Carl A. Ross is an assistant professor of nursing at Duquesne University and a dialysis nurse at Dialysis Clinic, Inc., Seven Fields, PA. Kathleen Kearney is a clinical nurse specialist in the Emergency Department at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, NY.

© 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.