End-of-Life Kidney Failure Signs
Sometimes referred to as renal failure, kidney failure is the final stage of chronic kidney disease. The patient’s kidneys gradually lose their ability to filter excess fluids from the blood, creating a build-up within the body. At this point, the patient needs dialysis or a kidney transplant. If neither of these options are available, or if the patient opts to forgo this treatment, hospice care can help in ensuring the patient’s remaining time is as comfortable as possible.