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MWG14 | 17:19 Sat 05th Dec 2020 | Body & Soul
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What happens to a patient when kidney dialysis is withdrawn?

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Without a transplant, deteriorating health, loss of alertness, coma and death.
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Time scale?
They die within a week.
I am reluctant to post a link as they are somewhat frowned on , suffice to say if the Medics and Family have decided to withdraw treatment then the end usually follows quite soon.
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Thank you. A friend's husband has just had his dialysis withdrawn.
I don't believe it.
Why a link to a smple question adequately answered?
Don't you believe the answers?
It is ridiculous.
Well,just read the link, I suppose I was a bit hasty.. ..it was helpful.
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Sqad, you were spot on. Friend’s husband died after exactly a week after dialysis was stopped.
MWG....I am sorry, but thanks for the feedback.

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