Management of Hospitalized Kidney Transplant Recipients for Hospitalists and Internists.
Kant S, Soman S, Choi MJ, Jaar BG, and Adey DB. Management of Hospitalized Kidney Transplant Recipients for Hospitalists and Internists. Am J Med 2022.
The American journal of medicine
The number of kidney transplant recipients have grown incrementally over the years. These patients have a high comorbidity index and require special attention to immunosuppression management. In addition, this population has an increased risk for cardiovascular events, electrolyte abnormalities, allograft dysfunction and infectious complications. . It is vital for hospitalists and internists to understand the risks and nuances in the care of this increasingly prevalent but also high-risk population.
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