Diuresis, dialysis, and hemoperfusion. Indications and benefits

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1984 Feb;2(1):29-45.


The author discusses the clinical indications for therapy to enhance removal of toxins; the methods available to enhance removal of toxins, including forced diuresis and control of urine pH, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, and hemoperfusion; the kinetics of hemodialysis and hemoperfusion; and the pharmacokinetic prediction of the efficacy of hemodialysis and hemoperfusion.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Child
  • Diuretics / therapeutic use*
  • Hemoperfusion*
  • Humans
  • Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
  • Kinetics
  • Mathematics
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Poisoning / metabolism
  • Poisoning / therapy*
  • Renal Dialysis*


  • Diuretics