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Common in CKD
• High phosphorus and calcium levels
• Secondary parathyroidism
• Changes in calcium metabolism
• Dry skin
• Uremic Toxins
• Drug allergies (pork or beefheparin)
• Reactions to chemicals used to sterilize a new dialyzer
Your Role In Pruritus Management
• Work with the nurse to find out if oatmeal baths (Aveeno® soap) can be advised.
• Work with the nurse and dietitian to sec if advising the patient to be sure they take their phosphate binders is
• Encourage patients to come for each treatment and stay the whole time.