Lethality of Endocarditis Due to S. Aureusamong Patients On Hemodialysis

Lethality of Endocarditis Due to S. Aureusamong Patients On Hemodialysis

Identification: nnj_nd09A3
Issue: November-December 2009
Volume: Vol. 36, No. 6
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Goal: To provide an overview of the prevalence and risk factors for endocarditis in patients undergoing hemodialysis by means of a central venous catheter.

Objectives:

  1. Explain the complication of endocarditis in patients on hemodialysis.
  2. Discuss the findings from the study presented in this article regarding the prognosis of patients on hemodialysis by central venous catheter who experience complications caused by endocarditis.


Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

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