Nephrology Question 25 Instructor

What are the absolute indications for acute dialysis?

Absolute indications for dialysis include:

  • Hyperkalemia, refractory to medical therapy
  • Volume overload/Pulmonary edema, refractory to medical therapy
  • Uremic pericarditis
  • Uremic encephalopathy
  • Severe metabolic acidosis
  • Some toxic ingestions

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