I dont know how many of you saw this new paper from Bill Mitch’s group in Texas. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31699517 It was a multisite RCT examining effects of bicarb supplementation on physical function. Primary outcome was change in physical function measured by the Sit-to-stand test. Results were negative (no effect of bicarb on physical function). Any thoughts on […]
Acute Intradialytic Exercise
Does anyone have any experience of intradialytic exercise in beds with acute (sicker) patients? Apart from bed Ergometers are there any other options for low level exercise/activity for this group?
Hi GREXers Do any of you have peritoneal dialysis activity/exercise guides? If yes, can you share with this thread or send to me? firstname.lastname@example.org Cheers Paul B
Use of the word “patient”
Hi All just wondering what you think about the use of the word “patient” to describe people who live with a kidney condition? It seems inappropriate to me as it defines someone entirely in terms of their health problem when each is a multi-faceted individual and their health is only one part of who and […]
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