Citrate and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

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With widespread utilization of continuous renal replacement therapy, it's critical to know about how citrate may have a role. Host Pamela M. Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM, is joined by Ashita Tolwani, MD, to review citrate and its role in the anticoagulation process and how it can decrease the likelihood of adverse events and ease clinician workload. Dr. Tolwani is a nephrologist at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.

*Some formulations of citrate are not FDA approved for use in CRRT.

 

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