• hemodialysis
  • To compare clinical outcomes among critically ill adults with acute kidney injury (AKI) treated with continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), intermittent hemodialysis (IHD) or sustained low efficiency dialysis (SLED). (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Early in the history of hemodialysis the potential for the RAS to be involved in causing HBP was unclear, but studies with saralasin (11,12), a competitive angiotensin II antagonist, clearly showed that in dialysis patients with elevated plasma renin levels the renin was involved in causing HBP by leading to the generation of angiotensin II. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Patients with onset of chronic kidney failure between 1981 and 1986, aged 18 or more at this diagnosis and living in Michigan, who six months after the diagnosis were receiving or awaiting one of the four major treatment modalities (in-center hemodialysis, CAPD, cadaver transplant, and related transplant). (umich.edu)
  • transplant
  • Rhabdomyolysis is the result of muscle breakdown which could eventually lead to serious complications such as acute renal injury and failure with some patients even requiring renal transplant. (hindawi.com)
  • Some of the key areas for medical management are the problems of transplant rejection, during which the body has an immune response to the transplanted organ, possibly leading to transplant failure and the need to immediately remove the organ from the recipient. (wikipedia.org)
  • nephrology
  • Overview of Nephrology Fellowship Curriculum 5 A. Mission statement 5 B. Specific goals 5 C. Specific objectives 6 D. Clinical rotations 7 E. Interdisciplinary interactions 11 F. Didactic conferences 12 G. Research experience 12 H. Continuing Medical Education 12 I. Teaching skills 13 J. Method of evaluation 13 III. (slideshare.net)
  • Geraci, who has spent all 17 years of her career in nursing specializing in nephrology, all with DaVita, said because Houston's population is growing, DaVita's 80 dialysis clinics across greater Houston, are seeking new employees. (chron.com)
  • Services
  • The Infertility unit, which is the first in Egypt, is equipped to offer IVF services. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Diamond Head Tower at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children is a 200,000-square-foot building consisting of five floors and a lower level for support services. (hawaiipacifichealth.org)
  • Specialization of medical services was also not feasible due to the small medical establishment and high doctor-to-patient ratios. (wikipedia.org)
  • The facility incorporates general medical, surgical and specialist services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Established in 1841 by a group of doctors, the EMMS aimed to provide medical services to foreign countries, to "circulate information on medical mission [sic], help other institutions engaged in the same work and assist as many missionary stations as their funds would permit. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although Ottoman law required the provision of medical services, in reality, it did little more than employ a few municipal part-time workers. (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 Emergency Department has two ambulances, and is managed by doctors who are supported by on call consultants and professors in all medical specialties. (wikipedia.org)
  • The patient was a previously healthy 12-year-old female who presented to the Emergency Department (ED) one day prior to admission with a 3-day history of malaise, decreased appetite, bilateral lower extremity muscle aches and diffuse dull, and nonradiating abdominal pain. (hindawi.com)
  • It has an Accident and Emergency Department and a Macmillan Cancer Unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • In addition, there is an Adolescent, and an Adult Psychiatry Inpatient Unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • septic
  • After clearance from institute's ethics committee and obtaining informed consent from the relatives, sixty adult patients with septic shock who were to undergo dialysis for AKI were included in the study. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • diagnostic
  • MRI technologists operate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to create diagnostic images, whereas radiologic technologists perform diagnostic medical imaging using x-rays. (lockhavenuniversity.net)
  • Stroke
  • 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)
  • insulin
  • The 2008 guidelines from the Surviving Sepsis Campaign recommend insulin therapy in critically ill patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the other hand, several studies failed to show benefit or demonstrated harmful effects (mainly from hypoglycemia) of intensive insulin therapy in critically ill patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • mortality
  • Eligible studies included randomized clinical trials (RCTs) or prospective cohort studies comparing outcomes of mortality, dialysis dependence or length of stay among critically ill adults receiving CRRT, IHD or SLED to treat AKI. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Despite a clear advantage regarding mortality and renal recovery, the cost-intensive CRRT is the predominant procedure in AKI-therapy. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • According to a randomized control trial of over 1500 surgical ICU patients, controlling patients' blood glucose below 110 mg/dL or 6.1 mmol/L significantly decreased mortality from 8% with conventional treatment to 4.6%, and also decreased morbidity from bloodstream infections by 46%, acute renal failure requiring dialysis or hemofiltration and critical illness polyneuropathy (Van den Berghe, 2001). (wikipedia.org)
  • Most recently, the largest randomized control trial to date (with 6104 enrolled patients) comparing the effects of intensive glucose control vs. conventional glucose control in ICU patients found that tight glucose control significantly increased mortality at 90 days after admission to the ICU as compared to conventional glucose control (2.6% increase in the absolute risk of death). (wikipedia.org)
  • 10,000
  • The RNA of hepatitis C virus is made up of almost 10,000 units called nucleotides that are organized to serve as the virus's genetic blue print for the manufacture of proteins. (scienceoflife.com)
  • nephrologists
  • A reinvestment can finance a strengthened collaboration with licensed nephrologists to improve therapy quality and availability of RRT-units in local hospitals. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • routine
  • It is often discovered when routine blood chemistry measurements in an ill patient reveal an elevated blood glucose. (wikipedia.org)
  • therapeutic
  • Every patient is assessed for their particular therapeutic requirements: your therapy "mix" and focus may therefore differ from your fellow patients. (lifehealthcare.co.za)
  • In keeping with international best practice, our patients receive daily intervention (based on therapeutic need) five days a week over the length of their stay, with a reduced programme offered on Saturday mornings and most public holidays. (lifehealthcare.co.za)
  • intensive
  • In this trial (the NICE-SUGAR Study), patients randomised to the intensive glucose control group had a target blood sugar range of 4.5 to 6.0 mmol/L while those placed in the conventional glucose control group had a blood glucose target range of 8.0 to 10.0 mmol/L (as compared to 10.0 to 11.1 mmol/L in Van den Berghe, 2001). (wikipedia.org)
  • ward
  • Please discuss with the dietitian before bringing in any additional food, and make the doctor, dietitian, nursing staff and ward hostess aware if you have additional specific medical or non-medical needs. (lifehealthcare.co.za)
  • 2001
  • 2001: Launched the online pharmacy www.mypharmacy.com.sg on 17 July to provide 24-hour access for patients and public to purchase homecare and retail medical supplies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Hyperbaric Medical Unit (HMU) has been in operation since 1985 and has been in its current location since 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wakefield left the medical school in October 2001 and was later struck off the UK medical register by the General Medical Council following an investigation by The Sunday Times newspaper into the MMR issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • liver
  • Some patients with cirrhosis will go on to develop liver failure or the complications of cirrhosis, including liver cancer. (scienceoflife.com)
  • The professorial department of liver medicine is recognised as one of the leading research units of its type in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primary
  • Peritonitis may be primary (meaning that it occurs spontaneously, and not as the result of some other medical problem) or secondary (meaning that it results from some other condition). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Management
  • This case confirms the use of MALDI-TOF MS as a reliable technique for the accurate identification of Kerstersia gyiorum and illustrates the impact of MALDI-TOF MS on patient management. (hindawi.com)