Case 8 (9/22/2013): Patient Presentation

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…This 60 year-old male patient was admitted with acute/chronic renal failure, pleural effusion and ascites. He underwent dialysis the day after admission. The following day bleeding was noted from the PC site, even with pressure. The patient is scheduled for a second dialysis procedure. You may assume that information not listed in the patient case sheet was either not recorded or not significant. How should this patient be managed? Do you have any comments about how this patient has been managed through the first 46 hours of admission?

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