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  • 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)
  • nephrology
  • This award is provided annually to an organization/facility/department/unit that demonstrates that it values certification as a way to promote patient safety and improve the quality of care provided to nephrology patients. (nncc-exam.org)
  • 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)
  • transplant
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Services
  • 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)
  • The Infertility unit, which is the first in Egypt, is equipped to offer IVF services. (wikipedia.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)
  • 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)
  • intensive
  • Despite a clear advantage regarding mortality and renal recovery, the cost-intensive CRRT is the predominant procedure in AKI-therapy. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • A subsequent randomized control trial of 1200 medical ICU patients found that intensive insulin therapy significantly reduced morbidity but not mortality among all patients in the medical ICU. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • outcomes
  • 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)
  • mortality
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Management
  • Started the Medical Therapy Management programme in March to help patients manage their medication regime. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • sepsis
  • A total of 103 subjects (67 male volunteers and 36 patients with severe sepsis) were administered exogenous, 10-min IV infusions (three ascending doses) or 24-72 h continuous (132.5-200 U kg(-1) 24 h(-1)) IV infusion with/without preceding loading dose and experimental endotoxemia for evaluations of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety parameters, antigenicity, inflammatory markers, and outcomes. (ru.nl)
  • Innate immunity response was not significantly influenced by AP, while renal function significantly improved in sepsis patients. (ru.nl)
  • The following risk factors were found in multiple studies to be significantly associated with IFD: surgery, total parenteral nutrition, fungal colonisation, renal replacement therapy, infection and/or sepsis, mechanical ventilation, diabetes, and Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) or APACHE III score. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Clinical
  • For Clinical Neuropsychology: A Guide for Patients and Their Families, click here . (ghs.org)
  • This is what we aim to achieve for future clinical health care of cancer patients. (regenerativemedicine.net)
  • METHODS: Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled sequential protocols of (1) ascending doses and infusion duration (volunteers) and (2) fixed dose and duration (patients) were conducted at clinical pharmacology and intensive care units. (ru.nl)
  • In this paper, we report the results of a systematic review performed to identify and summarise the important risk factors derived from published multivariable analyses, risk prediction models and clinical decision rules for IFD in critically ill adult patients to inform the primary data collection for the Fungal Infection Risk Evaluation Study. (biomedcentral.com)
  • An internet search was performed to identify articles which investigated risk factors, risk prediction models or clinical decisions rules for IFD in critically ill adult patients. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The medical school has close links with Health Economics, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Epidemiology, and the School of Biological Sciences where there is a Chair in Cancer Studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was scheduled for a spleen removal but his mother pleaded with Roscoe Brady, MD, and expert in Gaucher's disease, to include Brian in the clinical trial of Ceredase along with the other seven patients who were all adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • adult
  • Target populations include adult and pediatric patients with neurological injury or disease ( traumatic brain injury and stroke ) as well as other medical conditions in which comprehensive assessment of cognitive strengths and deficits are required (e.g. cancer, dementia, MS, etc. (ghs.org)
  • urine
  • It firstly absorbs the water, electrolytes and nutrients in the raw urine, such as glucose and amino acids, and transports the substances from the renal tubules to the blood. (kidney-treatment.org)
  • In addition, urine concentration and dilution are important physiological functions of the renal tubules. (kidney-treatment.org)
  • Is urine specific gravity the only way to determine the concentration and dilution of renal tubules? (kidney-treatment.org)
  • The formation of medullary osmotic pressure gradient, hyperosmolar state, function of epithelial cells in distal tubules and collecting tubules, and secretion of antidiuretic hormones all play a decisive role in the function of the renal tubules to concentrate and dilute urine. (kidney-treatment.org)
  • To determine the concentration and dilution of renal tubules, in addition to looking at the urine specific gravity, we can also see changes in urine osmotic pressure. (kidney-treatment.org)
  • Urinary osmotic pressure (also known as urine infiltration) is the number of particles that reflect solute molecules and ions in a unit volume of urine. (kidney-treatment.org)
  • The reason why there is nocturia and anemia is because: The glomerulus filters about 19% of the blood in the arterioles into the renal tubules to form the original urine. (kidney-treatment.org)
  • The renal tubules also use about 99% of the original urine to help the human body, such as the vast majority of water, all glucose, Some of the inorganic salts are reabsorbed and returned to the blood in the capillaries surrounding the renal tubules. (kidney-treatment.org)
  • The original urine is reabsorbed by the renal tubules. (kidney-treatment.org)
  • At this time, if there is a problem with the physiological function of the renal tubules, it affects the absorption of the original urine, increases the amount of final urine formation, and the phenomenon of increased urination at night occurs. (kidney-treatment.org)
  • critically ill
  • Invasive fungal disease (IFD) in critically ill patients is associated with increased morbidity and mortality at a cost to both the individual and the National Health Service. (biomedcentral.com)
  • practice
  • The trust is a joint venture partner in University of East Anglia's School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, including undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicine
  • The rebranded Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine. (ghs.org)
  • With the advances in medical technologies and the coming of the Space Age of the 20th century, Puerto Ricans have expanded their horizons and have made many contributions in various scientific fields, among them the fields of aerospace and medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some patients will need to control their cholesterol through diet or both diet and medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Otto P. Geier, chairman of the Preventive Medicine Section of the American Medical Association, was quoted in The New York Times in 1917 as praising socialized medicine as a way to "discover disease in its incipiency," help end "venereal diseases, alcoholism, tuberculosis," and "make a fundamental contribution to social welfare. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to T.R. Reid (The Healing of America, 2009): The term ["socialized medicine"] was popularized by the public relations firm Whitaker and Baxter working for the American Medical Association in 1947 to disparage President Truman's proposal for a national health care system. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following year, Allegheny purchased the Medical College of Pennsylvania, the former Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania and Female Medical College, founded in 1850, and the combined school became known as MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • postgraduate
  • And like most Australian public state hospitals, it is an accredited site for further postgraduate residency training of medical practitioners. (wikipedia.org)
  • Care
  • Focused on serving patients' needs by using the latest technologies, we develop and deliver innovative therapies that are used to treat rare and serious conditions that include immunodeficiency and autoimmune diseases, hereditary and acquired bleeding disorders, hereditary angioedema, hereditary emphysema, and in transplantation and critical care. (ncsli.org)
  • Our integrated approach helps to not only improve patients' health outcomes, but also reduce the total cost of care. (ncsli.org)
  • Around the world, we care for more than 290,000 renal patients in our global network of more than 3,400 dialysis clinics. (ncsli.org)
  • We provide patients ages 11 to 24 with comprehensive medical care that prepares them to thrive as adults. (nyulangone.org)
  • Our team of experienced specialists is dedicated to the care of patients with adrenal disease. (nyulangone.org)
  • Over 5,000 cases of invasive Candida species infections occur in the United Kingdom each year, and around 40% of these cases occur in critical care units. (biomedcentral.com)
  • There are strong links with the University of East Anglia (UEA) centred in the medical school with the appointment of Chairs in Primary Care, Education, Epidemiology, Cancer Studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term was first widely used in the United States by advocates of the American Medical Association in opposition to President Harry S. Truman's 1947 health-care initiative. (wikipedia.org)
  • Often, ongoing care is performed in an intensive care unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • organ
  • In the past, invasive fungal disease (IFD) was more commonly found in patients who were neutropenic, had received a solid organ transplant or had been treated with corticosteroids or cytotoxic agents. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In 2000 the company announced its plan to acquire Biomatrix, Inc. In August 2003, the company acquired SangStat Medical Corp. and its principal anti-organ rejection drug named Thymoglobulin for $600 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancer
  • There's also a lengthy look at breast cancer in alzheimer's disease patients , using data from a national registry. (pallimed.org)
  • The government encouraged and approved the establishment of a 65-bed cancer unit at the QE in 1945. (wikipedia.org)
  • The turn of the 21st century saw two new developments at the Cancer Centre: in 1999, the Patrick Room opened to give advice and information on the different types of the cancer to patients and carers and 2000 saw the official opening of the Young Person's Unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • Wickham was later awarded the Fulbright scholarship, which led him to Lexington, Kentucky and the experience in intra-operative cooling for ischemiac renal surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • drugs
  • Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. (nih.gov)
  • Analyses of seventeen placebo-controlled trials (modal duration of 10 weeks), largely in patients taking atypical antipsychotic drugs, revealed a risk of death in drug-treated patients of between 1.6 to 1.7 times the risk of death in placebo-treated patients. (nih.gov)
  • The nanotrain s ability to cost-effectively deliver high doses of drugs to precisely targeted cancers and other medical maladies without leaving behind toxic nano-clutter has been the elusive Holy Grail for scientists studying the teeny-tiny world of DNA nanotechnology. (regenerativemedicine.net)
  • Like other cytotoxic drugs, methotrexate may induce "tumor lysis syndrome" in patients with rapidly growing tumors. (drugs.com)
  • operate
  • At the same time, we operate more than 40 production sites on all continents, to provide dialysis products such as dialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposables. (ncsli.org)
  • early
  • Early stages of glomerulosclerosis may not produce any symptoms but the most important warning sign is proteinuria, usually discovered in routine medical exams. (wikipedia.org)
  • He ran the early Necker dialysis unit with Geoff Chisolm, following which he pursued his interest in urology under Alec Badenoch and Ian Todd. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was an early advocate for the use of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the United Kingdom, insisting that National Health Service patients and urology trainees have access to the secured Dornier HM1 Lithotripsy machine in the private sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • times
  • The measurement of all dialysis related process times allowed for a quantitative analysis, whereas interviews with doctors and nurses formed the qualitative part of the study. (freseniusmedicalcare.com)
  • receive
  • The question, therefore, is not whether antifungal prophylaxis is effective, but rather how to select an appropriate group of high-risk patients to receive prophylaxis, as indiscriminate use of antifungal agents is likely to promote drug resistance and drive up cost. (biomedcentral.com)
  • School
  • Blair was a technician at the New England Enzyme Center at Tufts Medical School. (wikipedia.org)
  • Genzyme's first office was an old clothing warehouse adjacent to Tufts Medical School. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1884 these institutions, including Cox's medical school, united as part of the University of Birmingham, on its new campus in Edgbaston. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1993, the College became the first medical school in the country to completely integrate women's health issues into its curriculum instead of an occasional lecture or optional elective. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • The General Medical Council put the trust on an enhanced monitoring list in February 2017 after complaints from junior doctors in the paediatrics department about bullying and the impact of service pressures. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • I expect in the future high deductible health plans will also be a reason why patients fail to follow through on their physicians' recommendations in the future. (blogspot.com)
  • NYU Langone Health is one of the nation's premier academic medical centers. (nyulangone.org)
  • It is located along Outram Road, in the heart of a medical hub known as the Outram Campus (comprising several medical institutions including the Health Promotion Board and Health Sciences Authority). (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States Veterans Health Administration and the medical departments of the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force, would also fall under this narrow definition. (wikipedia.org)