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  • IMPAIRMENT
  • A comprehensive list of drugs to be avoided or used with caution in renal impairment. (rphworld.com)
  • However, the bleeding risk may be elevated in critically ill patients, especially in the context of surgery or patients with hepatic impairment. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This study had three aims: to evaluate the proportion of critically ill patients with severe hepatic insufficiency developing citrate-associated complications during CRRT, to investigate the actual influence of hepatic impairment and duration of CRRT on the development of these citrate-associated complications, and finally to identify predicting factors for citrate-associated complications in critically ill patients with impaired liver function. (biomedcentral.com)
  • outpatient
  • To develop networks of appropriately designed and maintained hospitals/dialysis facilities, with adequate inpatient, outpatient, laboratory and radiology facilities, supporting patient care in a fully integrated manner. (hse.ie)
  • hepatic
  • Partial hepatic metabolism of citrate means accumulation may occur during CRRT in critically ill patients with impaired liver function. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Our findings indicate that extra-hepatic metabolism of citrate seems to exist, avoiding in most cases citrate accumulation in critically ill patients despite impaired liver function. (biomedcentral.com)
  • telemedicine
  • Charuhas Thakar, MD (University of Cincinnati) and his colleagues describe the development of a telemedicine program that partners a national dialysis provider with a rural hospital in Kentucky. (eurekalert.org)
  • The tyranny of distance is being conquered - at least for some South Australian kidney patients - by the innovative use of telemedicine. (jma.com.au)
  • A pioneering project in renal telemedicine in South Australia is attracting world wide attention. (jma.com.au)
  • The renal dialysis telemedicine network uses live, real-time audio and video links between The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) in Adelaide and dialysis centres at Wayville, North Adelaide and Port Augusta, 300km away. (jma.com.au)
  • South Australia has an impressive record in building telemedicine networks, adapting software applications and introducing nursing education and staff training and management schemes, particularly in renal dialysis and treatment. (jma.com.au)
  • Mr John Mitchell, the renal telemedicine project manager said the potential of telemedicine was still to be tapped. (jma.com.au)
  • The renal dialysis telemedicine project began in June, 1994, based on a plan developed by Dr Disney and Dr Timothy Mathew. (jma.com.au)
  • Dr Disney and Mr Mitchell said one of the biggest advantages of the renal telemedicine network was that it reduced the stress of many patients who formerly had to be driven to Adelaide for special treatment. (jma.com.au)
  • cardiac
  • The patients are connected to cardiac telemetry which are monitored by the RN. (nurse.com)
  • Specialty facilities include a New York State Department of Health designated level 3 neonatal intensive care unit and the Harriet and Bernard Miller Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthcare
  • 1999 historic plaque, Historic Sites and Monuments Board The building currently houses the Coalition of Canadian Healthcare Museums and Archives as well as the Museum of Health Care. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the largest collections of medical and healthcare artefacts in Canada, the Museum of Health Care at Kingston is home to a wide range of artefacts and archival documents and photographs from surgical tools to laboratory instruments documenting how people have preserved health and managed disease, pain, and suffering from the late 18th century to the present day. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Museum strives to preserve the material history of the medical and healthcare past with the goal of enhancing public understanding of the history of health and health care, particularly in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • procedures
  • They assist pre- and during dialysis procedures, following physician orders. (juju.com)
  • Invasive procedures should be avoided if unnecessary or done in the HLIU, as should chest radiography, ultrasonography, and renal dialysis. (ugent.be)
  • Procedures that require transport of patients out of the HLIU should be done during designated sessions or hours in secure transport. (ugent.be)
  • The Planned Surgical Admissions Unit opened in March 2011, affording patients a more suitable environment to go for routine surgical procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • critical care
  • being able to understand the entire picture allowed those of us with critical care experience led to a far better treatment which ultimately made the ICU nurse's job just a bit easier! (allnurses.com)
  • Renal Care Unit (RCU) is a 12-bed (rising expansion to 16-bed) critical care step-down unit at Henrico Doctors Hospital specializing in the care of acute and chronic kidney patients. (nurse.com)
  • The Renal Care unit is a twelve bed critical care step-down unit. (nurse.com)
  • The European Network for Infectious Diseases (EUNID) is a network of clinicians, public health epidemiologists, microbiologists, infection control, and critical-care doctors from the European membe. (ugent.be)
  • The European Network for Infectious Diseases (EUNID) is a network of clinicians, public health epidemiologists, microbiologists, infection control, and critical-care doctors from the European member states, who are experienced in the management of patients with highly infectious diseases. (ugent.be)
  • Children should be cared for by paediatricians and intensive-care patients should be cared for by critical-care doctors in high-level isolation units (HLIU). (ugent.be)
  • On March 21, 2011, construction broke ground on a new eight-storey Critical Care Tower to expand Surrey Memorial Hospital. (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)
  • 2016
  • Chicago, IL (November 17, 2016) --Although dialysis rates are similar in urban and rural areas, most remote rural counties in the United States lack in-county dialysis facilities. (eurekalert.org)
  • A model telehealth program may help provide much-needed care to these regions, according to a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2016 November 15¬-20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. (eurekalert.org)
  • 2016: "Quality beyond Accreditation" at the international conclave of the Association of Health Care Providers (India) (AHPI) held at Mumbai. (wikipedia.org)
  • St John of God Health Care Annual Report 2015-2016 page 40" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • laboratory
  • Recommendations include repetitive training of staff to ascertain infection control, systematic use of cough and respiratory etiquette at admission to the emergency department, fluid sampling in the isolation room, and analyses in biosafety level 3/4 laboratories, and preference for point-of-care bedside laboratory tests. (ugent.be)
  • The Museum's collections include a wide range of artefacts including medical, surgical, and laboratory instruments, commemorative objects, and patient care items. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • The multitargeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor sunitinib (Sutent) is established as first-line therapy in metastatic clear cell renal cancer. (ascopost.com)
  • Data supporting use of cytoreductive nephrectomy in metastatic clear cell renal cancer come from the pre-targeted therapy era, when less-effective immune therapy was standard of care, and the role of nephrectomy in the setting of targeted therapy has not been well established. (ascopost.com)
  • It has an Accident and Emergency Department and a Macmillan Cancer Unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • SMH specializes in Cancer and Renal care, kidney dialysis, and sleep disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Now encompassing three general surgeons and five plastic surgeons, this clinic has become one of the leaders of Breast Cancer care in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • 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)
  • Treatment with sunitinib prior to nephrectomy may pose a number of important advantages, including disease control and potential tumor downstaging that could facilitate surgery and selection of patients with rapidly progressive disease who may not be expected to have optimal benefit from nephrectomy. (ascopost.com)
  • more patients in study B (50% vs 5%) had poor-risk disease. (ascopost.com)
  • Partial response of the primary tumor by response evaluation criteria in solid tumors (RECIST v1.1) occurred in 6% of 49 evaluable patients, with 94% having stable disease. (ascopost.com)
  • There was no difference in outcome between patients with MSKCC poor-risk disease and those with intermediate-risk disease. (ascopost.com)
  • They carry a high risk of developing end-stage renal disease, and therefore their vascular access must be preserved. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In acute liver failure the loss of liver function develops quickly within days or weeks most commonly in a patient who has no evidence of pre-existing liver disease. (medindia.net)
  • 2007: Received the JCI Disease-Specific Care certification for both its Heart Failure Programme and Acute Myocardial Infarction Programme on 19 April. (wikipedia.org)
  • stroke
  • We specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health, orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. (nurse.com)
  • The development provided a dedicated entrance, accommodation for patients and several large sun lounges.In March 2013 refurbishment to the stroke unit was completed. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychiatry
  • In 1991, the psychiatry unit was downsized from 26 beds to 16 beds and moved from 3rd floor west to 2nd floor east. (wikipedia.org)
  • The new psychiatry unit featured improved safety and security features for patients and employees, and included a new eating area, therapy facilities, video monitoring, outside patio, patient lounge, and an isolation room. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • In May 2017 it merged its hospital and community patient administration systems, 300 million rows of data and 60 million appointments, 17 million case-note activities and 26 million waiting list entries, into one system usingf DXC Technology systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Which treatment the patient receives first will be random (like the tossing of a coin). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Please consult your doctor or other qualified health care provider if you have any questions about a medical condition, or before taking any drug, changing your diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment. (eurekalert.org)
  • Most patients in randomized trials of sunitinib had undergone nephrectomy prior to receiving sunitinib treatment. (ascopost.com)
  • As noted by the investigators, the patients who declined or were considered unfit for nephrectomy "were benefitting from sunitinib and it was felt that the risks of interrupting treatment and surgery outweighed the benefits. (ascopost.com)
  • These patients might become critically ill and require intensive care treatment, and maybe a liver transplant. (medindia.net)
  • provision
  • More significantly, the hospital was distinguished from its predecessors by its emphasis on provision of medical care for locals (it had served mainly seafarers, the Europeans and the military in preceding decades). (wikipedia.org)
  • The hospital moved into a new building in 1933 with provision for 25 beds, an operating theatre and an isolation unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • Waiting times in the emergency department were varied from the national average, with shorter waits for urgent treatments according to the Australian Government's My Hospital website with 69% of patients treated with 30 minutes. (wikipedia.org)