• clinical
  • Therefore, the RN charge nurse must determine that given the number of patients, the clinical status of the patients, the number of CNA-DTs and the skill level of the CNA-DTs, etc. that dialysis can be safely performed or whether more staff are needed or whether adjustments to the patients daily schedule must be made. (mbon.org)
  • There is an immediate need for an experienced Renal Dialysis Clinical Nurse Educator to join a not-for-profit health care system in central Maryland. (juju.com)
  • The Healthcare Information Systems segment is comprised of clinical solutions such as patient tracking, electronic patient health records, pharmacy, radiology and laboratory software for healthcare organizations. (marketwired.com)
  • Items on standard demographics, the clinical and symptomatic picture of the disease, and the respondents' social support systems were also included in the interview. (umich.edu)
  • The integral part of comprehensive kidney health checkup are clinical evaluation by our Nephrologist, GFR estimation, Blood biochemistry, Renal Ultrasound for assessing kidney structure, and urinalysis. (bellevueclinic.com)
  • Depending on the clinical condition of the patient, it is given 1-3 times/week or more and takes 4-5 hours for each session. (bellevueclinic.com)
  • A leader in research for treatment of lipid disorders, The Rogosin Institute pioneered clinical research of LDL-apheresis in the early 1980s, which led to the adoption of LDL-apheresis as a procedure to treat patients with the genetic form of extremely high cholesterol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clinical studies regarding the following diseases have been conducted: Polyoma BK virus nephropathy Kimura's disease Systemic lupus erythematosus Felty's syndrome Takayasu arteritis Granulomatosis with polyangiitis Ankylosing spondylitis Crohn's disease Sarcoidosis Uveitis Still's disease Prostate cancer Pemphigoid Prevention of organ transplant rejection The dose-limiting side effects are liver damage, lung disease and immunosuppression. (wikipedia.org)
  • Renal angina is a clinical methodology to risk stratify patients for the development of persistent and severe acute kidney injury (AKI). (wikipedia.org)
  • The composite of risk factors and early signs of injury for AKI, renal angina is used as a clinical adjunct to help optimize the use of novel AKI biomarker testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • 80,000
  • The pertinence of this area can best be understood by noting that in the United States alone there are over 80,000 people who develop renal failure each year, about 325,000 people who are on some form of dialysis, and over 100,000 who have functioning kidney transplants (United States Renal Data System, 2005). (springer.com)
  • Since performing the first dialysis for the treatment of end stage kidney disease in the New York City metropolitan area, The Rogosin Institute has grown to supervising 80,000 dialyses each year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wards
  • East Wing: The East wing opened in the early 1960s and has 10 Wards for Psychiatry, Stroke, Renal, Oncology, Cardiology and Vascular Surgery, including A4-7, B5-8 and C3-6. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hospital has undergone significant development over recent years with a rebuilt accident and emergency and coronary care unit and refurbishment of most of the wards. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Early diagnosis & treatment can slow disease. (healthtap.com)
  • We select patients who require extended treatment times on a regular basis, whether for medical management of their end-stage renal disease or for lifestyle reasons. (stmichaelshospital.com)
  • The nurse must assure that patients are provided safe and effective treatment. (mbon.org)
  • The study was conducted on patients with end stage renal disease who received treatment in the dialysis units and who volunteered to participate in the study. (peertechz.com)
  • The way the patients feels and believes regarding one self, the disease and also the treatment will usually affect his or her life. (peertechz.com)
  • Illness perceptions have been shown to be important determinants of functional and psychosocial outcomes, including quality of life and treatment adherence in end-stage renal disease patients . (peertechz.com)
  • Data on the quality of life during treatment were collected by personal interviews with patients over the four-year span needed to accumulate the desired number of cases. (umich.edu)
  • The unit has a dialysis system supported by the best quality water treatment plant with double R.O. (Reverse Osmosis) water purification facility and most advanced state of the art dialysis machine. (bellevueclinic.com)
  • Potential impact of nutritional intervention on end-stage renal disease hospitalization, death, and treatment costs. (wikipedia.org)
  • the more they know about and control their own treatment the better they are likely to do on dialysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • More control over the dialysis treatment schedule and greater life satisfaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lack of awareness amongst patients - most patients with kidney disease in the USA are not informed of home hemodialysis as a treatment option for end-stage renal disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • One US study found that 36% of patients did not have contact with a nephrologist until less than 4 months prior to their first dialysis session and that only 12% of patients were offered home hemodialysis as a treatment option. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Rogosin Institute is an independent not-for-profit treatment and research center that has been providing care to patients for fifty two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • With expansion into research and treatment of cardiovascular disease and cancer, The Rogosin Institute was founded as an independent corporate entity in 1983. (wikipedia.org)
  • Advances made in the treatment of other diseases (e.g., sepsis and bone marrow transplant (BMT)) have placed more patients at risk of nephrotoxic therapies and medication leading to a spike in secondary AKI (mentioned above). (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1939, the hospital had annually treated 12,115 patients with bed care, and another 23,099 visited the dispensary for treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • All of the treatment centres for the many specialties covered can also be found in this block, such as Nuclear Medicine and Cardio-Vascular Investigation Unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • Blood tests show a creatine kinase greater than 1,000 U/L, with severe disease being above 5,000 U/L. The mainstay of treatment is large quantities of intravenous fluids. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the Scottish river see: Urr Water The urea reduction ratio (URR), is a dimensionless number used to quantify dialysis treatment adequacy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospitals
  • The population of patients with ARF in the Intensive Care Units at Mayo Hospitals in Rochester is the largest of any single medical center in the USA. (mayo.edu)
  • Distribution is where the finished product, from Manufacturing, comes in on Semi-Trucks to be distributed to dialysis clinics, hospitals, and home dialysis patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1988 - Participated in expansion of acute dialysis program, currently providing services to nine regional hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clinics
  • In 2012, Fresenius acquired Liberty Dialysis Holdings, in a deal which entailed the sale of its outpatient dialysis clinics in 43 local markets within the U.S. In 2013, Fresenius Medical Care NA acquired Shiel Medical Laboratory Inc, expanding services to New York City metro area. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1991
  • In 1991, Baxter's home infusion subsidiary, Caremark, "was accused by the government of paying doctors to steer patients to its intravenous drug service" In 1992 Caremark spun off from Baxter International. (wikipedia.org)
  • The URR was first popularized by Lowrie and Lew in 1991 as a method of measuring amount of dialysis that correlated with patient outcome. (wikipedia.org)
  • Services
  • Mayo supports a large chronic dialysis population with 450 patients at 15 units in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Florida (Mayo Clinic Dialysis Services). (mayo.edu)
  • Home Dialysis Tech - Home Dialysis Services. (juju.com)
  • The program operates two satellite centres at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, Ontario, and Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario, to provide renal services to residents close to their homes. (prhc.on.ca)
  • What I will call the "new medical-industrial complex" is a large and growing network of private corporations engaged in the business of supplying health-care services to patients for a profit - services heretofore provided by nonprofit institutions or individual practitioners. (massmed.org)
  • citation needed] Fresenius Medical Care Renal Services Limited runs 54 dialysis units across England and more across Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Caremark was fined $160 million for the "four-year-long federal mail-fraud and kickback" scheme in which the "home-infusion business unit made weekly payments to scores of doctors that averaged about $75 per patient for referring those patients to its services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Case management focuses on delivering personalized services to patients to improve their care, and involves four steps: 1) Referral of new patients (perhaps from another service if the client has relocated to a new area out of previous jurisdiction, or if client no longer meets the target of previous service, such as requiring a greater level of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • hypertension
  • If from diabetes or hypertension work to control those diseases. (healthtap.com)
  • Fructose consumption, in the form of added sugar, has been rising in Western nations since the 1900s, and parallels the growing prevalence of hypertension, said lead investigator Diana I. Jalal, MD, assistant professor of renal medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Aurora. (exrx.net)
  • The Rogosin Institute physicians treat hypertension for individuals with hypertension alone and patients with hypertension and kidney disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Type IV renal tubular acidosis (aldosterone resistance of the kidney's tubules) Gordon's syndrome (pseudohypoaldosteronism type II) ("familial hypertension with hyperkalemia"), a rare genetic disorder caused by defective modulators of salt transporters, including the thiazide-sensitive Na-Cl cotransporter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Immunosuppressive
  • Leflunomide (original brand name Arava) is an immunosuppressive disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD), used in active moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • 4. If an RN assess that there is an inadequate number of staff available to provide patient care that day (e.g. (mbon.org)
  • Accepting a patient assignment may include the RN arriving on duty, and assuming responsibility for patient care based on the nurse's reasonable, prudent professional judgment and the standards of nursing practice. (mbon.org)
  • 5. Is it appropriate for a RN to be assigned to monitor up to 3 patients and be the nurse responsible for patient care (assessments, meds, etc.) for up to 6 patients including 3 patients he/she is monitoring? (mbon.org)
  • renal care and previous work experience in a dialysis center required. (juju.com)
  • Renal palliative care. (springer.com)
  • A consensus-based approach to providing palliative care to patients who lack decision-making capacity. (springer.com)
  • Peterborough Regional Health Centre's state-of-the-art service provides a full spectrum of care for those living with kidney disease living in the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge, and Peterborough City/County Region. (prhc.on.ca)
  • Fresenius Medical Care is a German company specializing in the production of medical supplies, primarily to facilitate or aid renal dialysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2) Planning & delivery of care 3) Evaluation of results for each patient & adjustment of the care plan 4) Evaluation of overall program effectiveness & adjustment of the program In the context of a health insurer or health plan it is defined as: A method of managing the provision of health care to members with high-cost medical conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • By identifying patients with potentially catastrophic illnesses, contacting them and actively coordinating their care, plans can reduce expenses and improve the medical care they receive. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples include identifying high-risk pregnancies in order to ensure appropriate pre-natal care and watching for dialysis claims to identify patients who are at risk of end-stage renal disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • it is now a state of the art Emergency facility with 4 specialised Resuscitation/Trauma Rooms, 5 patient care areas (Diagnostics, Admissions, short stay, psychiatric short stay and Fast Track) and also houses the Hospital's Radiology department. (wikipedia.org)
  • P Wing: This new wing holds the 3 unit 33 bed Intensive Care Unit, the Burns Unit (the only international Burns Unit to be verified by the American Burn Association) and PARU (Post-Anaesthetic Recovery Unit), all on level 4. (wikipedia.org)
  • A new critical care unit costing £6.25 million opened in February 2009 and in late 2010 new endoscopy and eye surgery units opened in the Appleton Wing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although Halton has never had a full accident and emergency department it retains its minor injuries unit for basic urgent care needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • necrosis
  • The pathophysiology of AKI can be broadly categorized into four main categories: ischemic injury - manifest by low glomerular blood flow or perfusion pressure to the renal capillary system, hypoxic injury to the renal interstitium, inflammation of the renal tubules, or necrosis and apoptosis of the renal parenchyma. (wikipedia.org)
  • laboratory
  • The new solution was required to interface to three separate patient registration systems, a corporate physician information system, a corporate ordering system and a laboratory system. (marketwired.com)
  • Virtuo RCM's customizable, rules-based workflow engine provided DaVita's laboratories with the ability to configure the system to accommodate the complex laboratory renal dialysis billing requirements including Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) and National Coverage Decisions (NCD's). (marketwired.com)
  • In 1962, the unit became known as the Renal Laboratory and moved to the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • emergency department
  • Blood cultures obtained in the emergency department were negative after five days, and the patient completed a 14-day course of daptomycin. (hindawi.com)
  • The accident and emergency department sees over 95,000 patients annually, and over 3,300 babies are born each year in the maternity unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • phosphate
  • The current belief is that in end-stage kidney disease, abnormal calcium and phosphate homeostasis result in the deposition of calcium in the vessels, also known as metastatic calcification. (wikipedia.org)
  • deficiencies
  • Primary adrenal insufficiency are: Addison's disease and congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) (including enzyme deficiencies such as 21α hydroxylase, 17α hydroxylase, 11β hydroxylase, or 3β dehydrogenase). (wikipedia.org)
  • sepsis
  • On November 25, 2013, following a public workshop to discuss new information on the risks and benefits of HES solution, the USFDA announced the addition of a black box warning to the prescribing information which includes the following recommendations to health professionals: Do not use HES solutions in critically ill adult patients, including those with sepsis. (wikipedia.org)
  • An estimated 30-50% of all patients with sepsis suffer AKI while 20-40% of all patients after CPB suffer AKI. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • Ascites is a common complication of severe cirrhosis of the liver (a disease in which the liver grows increasingly scarred and dysfunctional). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Bacteria can infect the peritoneum due to a severe case of pelvic inflammatory disease (a massive infection of the female organs, including the uterus and fallopian tubes). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Do not use HES products in patients with severe liver disease Monitor liver function in patients receiving HES products. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laboratories
  • There, it expanded to the Rogosin Renal Laboratories, named in honor of Israel Rogosin (1886-1971), an American textile industrialist and philanthropist who was a generous benefactor of the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • completion
  • This job requires: * 1 year Dialysis experience * Completion of training course in theory. (juju.com)
  • the Cirrus Difference for yourself This job requires year Dialysis experience Completion of training course in theory and. (juju.com)
  • serum
  • Both of these factors make the actual post-dialysis serum urea level higher than expected, and the URR lower than expected, when the extremely simplified equation above, is used. (wikipedia.org)
  • PRactice
  • The European Renal Association (ERA-EDTA) Registry covers most European countries, and DOPPS (Dialysis Outcomes Practice Patterns Study) records and analyzes URR and other data from selected dialysis units located in countries across the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • coronary
  • Unlike angina pectoris, commonly caused due to ischemia of the heart muscle secondary to coronary artery occlusion or vasospasm, renal angina carries no obvious physical symptomatology (i.e., flank tenderness, suprapubic tenderness, pain with voiding or micturition). (wikipedia.org)
  • Like acute coronary syndrome which precedes or is a sign of a heart attack, renal angina is used as a herald sign for a kidney attack. (wikipedia.org)
  • infection
  • Thus, patients with long-term tracheotomies or who are chronically aspirating may be at risk of lower respiratory infection with this organism. (hindawi.com)
  • kidneys
  • World Kidney Day is a global health awareness campaign focusing on the importance of our kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease. (bio-medicine.org)
  • It is a general term to describe scarring of the kidneys' tiny blood vessels, the glomeruli, the functional units in the kidney that filter urine from the blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scarred glomeruli cannot be repaired and many patients with glomerulosclerosis get worse over time until their kidneys fail. (wikipedia.org)