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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Should be painless: Death by renal failure should be a smooth, painless death. One has to be sure his doctor and the nurses are courageous enough to use adequate doses of ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Gruszecki
26 years experience Pathology
Yes: A fall can cause the death of an elderly person in a number of ways. They could sustain a subdural hematoma or a hip fracture for instance which could ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
In high doses: Depends on the dose. Because morphine is metabolized through the liver, it can accumulate and lead to obtundation on its own because of the overdose, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
ESRD options: Patients with esrd have 4 options. One is hemodialysis (h), either at a dialysis center, doing regular or nocturnal h, or doing h at home. The second ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Carlos
19 years experience Critical Care
Depends: Depends on what caused the renal failure, age, comorbidities, and transplant candidacy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Longevity and ESRD: Patients with esrd live shorter lives than age-matched control without esrd. Their longevity depends on their age when they start dialysis and what ot ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
GFR <15 is end stage: Kidney doctors will follow the lab results, start dialysis, and refer to the transplant team if one is eligible. Criteria for transplant can vary amon ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dyalisis: It is 3-5 years if dyalisis is being done. Mortality rate for people on dialysis is 22%/year. That gives an average of 5 years.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Renal failure: Acute renal failure: seen in a healthy person who develops an illness (e.g. hemolytic uremic syndrome [in children] or septic shock and multiple organ ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possibly: It depends if there is still urine output or not. Some people maintain good urine volume even if they are on dialysis and in that case there is an out ... Read More
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