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the nephrologist was consulted, he advised a much smaller dose be ordered in order to compensate for his decreased filtration abilities. Although the primary physician meant well, he or she was not well informed on proper dosing inan ESRD patient. Had the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics been considered for this patient, it would have been clear that this drug is filtered and excreted via the kidneys. The nephrologist would be the person to ask, since he or she specializes in care of the ESRD patient. ReferencesBravo, J., & Battistella, M. (2016). Drug dosing in dialysis. CANNT Journal, 26(4), 18–22. Retrieved from ?direct=true&db=rzh&AN=121985793&site=ehost-live&scope=siteDoshi, S., Wish, J. B., & Wish, J. B. (2018). Can Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Drug Reactions in Dialysis Patients be Reduced? American Journal of Nephrology, 47(6), 435–437. -org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.1159/000490064Georgianos, P. I., & Agarwal, R. (2018). Blood pressure control in conventional hemodialysis. Seminars in Dialysis, 31(6), 557–562.