A nurse should instruct a client receiving hemodialysis to eat meals containing how much protein?


•The recommended protein intake for patients on hemodialysis of at least 1.2g/kg of ideal body weight per day may be increased depending the individual needs of the client.

•All clients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) should be referred to a dietitian for nutrition education and guidance.

•Dietary protein guidelines for Peritoneal dialysis differ from those with Hemodialysis because of protein loss in the dialysate.

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