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Determining Prognosis: Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease (Reading & Sharing)

Criteria indicating terminal prognosis for patients with end-stage renal disease can be as follows:

Patient meets criteria for dialysis and/or renal transplant and refuses. Patient with renal failure on dialysis who chooses to discontinue dialysis. and Lab criteria:

  • Creatinine clearance <10 mL/min (<15mL/min with diabetes)
  • Serum creatinine > 8.0 mg/dl (>6.0 mg/dl with diabetes)
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