Renal Palliative Care Initiative: Treatment Protocol for Symptoms of ESRD - Anorexia
This treatment protocol was created to address and manage anorexia as a symptom of end stage renal disease.
Clinical Care Tools - Symptom Management
Renal Palliative Care Initiative
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street S2669
Springfield, MA 01199
Michael Germian, M.D.
How the grantee used this instrument:
This protocol was made available at the clinics and renal unit nursing stations.
esrd, end stage renal disease, anorexia, dialysis, kidney disease, symptom assessment
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Posted April 2004
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