• outpatient
  • As of September 30, 2013, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 2,042 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 166,000 patients. (thestreet.com)
  • The company also operated 66 outpatient dialysis centers located in ten countries outside the U.S. DaVita supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. (thestreet.com)
  • The proposed redevelopment included plans to build a new emergency department, more car parking, new outpatient clinics, a new day surgery and operating theatre suite, a new medical imaging suite and a new brain and spinal injury rehabilitation centre, including a hydrotherapy pool, to accommodate patients from Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • With Managing Cancer And Living Meaningfully (CALM), patients experienced a clinically important reduction in depressive symptoms. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Therapeutic blood levels could be attained with all the drugs by the end of 12 hours of dialysis, using a concentration in the dialysis fluid which did not produce any local toxic symptoms. (bmj.com)
  • In a survey among members of the Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation, it was found that up to 45% of patients had their first symptoms before the age of 20 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • These symptoms of RLS can make sleeping difficult for many patients and a recent poll shows the presence of significant daytime difficulties resulting from this condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • liver
  • Nevertheless, due to the scarcity of organs to carry out liver transplantations, it is estimated that one third of patients with ALF die while waiting to be transplanted. (wikipedia.org)
  • mortality
  • BACKGROUND: Preoperative creatinine values higher than 2.5 mg/dL are associated with markedly increased risk for both mortality and morbidity in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. (biomedsearch.com)
  • inpatient
  • It included construction of a new three-level inpatient building for maternity, surgical, oncology and renal dialysis patients (containing 272 surgical and medical beds), and a 580-place car park building. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • DaVita strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. (thestreet.com)
  • A Study of Subcutaneous Mircera for the Maintenance Treatment of Dialysis Patients With Chronic Renal Anemia. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Patients currently receiving maintenance treatment with epoetin alfa will be randomized to receive either monthly injections of Mircera with a starting dose (120, 200 or 360 micrograms) derived from the dose of epoetin alfa they were receiving in the week preceding study start, or to continue on epoetin alfa treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Higher fluid gains can lead to cramping during dialysis and possibly longer treatment times (some people may need an extra treatment if not all of the water weight is removed). (rsnhope.org)
  • LTx is the only effective treatment for these patients although it requires a precise indication and timing to achieve good results. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • VillageHealth members receive all care management and dialysis services from DaVita's team of specially trained professionals, including nephrologists, social workers, dieticians and pharmacists. (thestreet.com)
  • VillageHealth is demonstrating how better-coordinated care can lead to better patient outcomes and overall improved quality of life. (thestreet.com)
  • The greatest opportunity for patient success comes from tailoring care to meet the unique needs of each patient - we're pleased that this approach is so appreciated by VillageHealth members. (thestreet.com)
  • Goals of the National Kidney Foundation: Supporting Research and Research Training Continuing Education of Health Care Professionals Expanding Patient Services and Community Resources Educating the Public Shaping Health Policy Fund Raising. (nursefriendly.com)
  • Both hospitals are connected by a sheltered link bridge to facilitate the transfer of care for patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cramond pioneered the delivery of mental health care to renal patients at TQEH in the 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centre
  • 2004: Opened the Geriatric Centre on 19 July to offer one-stop convenience to elderly patients, and the Sleep Lab a week later. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2006: Launched the Singapore Sports Medicine Centre on 1 September to cater to patients who prefer to seek consultation at a more central location. (wikipedia.org)
  • The out-patients' centre was opened in 1992 by the actor Sir Ian McKellen and is named after the actor Ian Charleson. (wikipedia.org)
  • protein
  • Proteins are lost during the dialysis process, so it's important to maintain a diet rich in protein. (rsnhope.org)
  • Your renal dietitian will figure out your protein needs to include a mixture of both. (rsnhope.org)
  • haemodialysis
  • According to Mahlangu, the National Guideline for Renal Dialysis is followed, which essentially recommends that all patients fit for kidney transplant qualify for haemodialysis. (dampl.co.za)
  • Kynurenine levels were higher in the total patient group with significantly higher levels for the haemodialysis versus control group (p=0.0001). (up.ac.za)
  • No significant differences were found between the patient groups other than higher kynurenine levels in the haemodialysis group. (up.ac.za)
  • diabetes
  • Almost all patients required hospitalization and more than half in each group had diabetes. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Fernando was a charter member of the board of study in medical administration at PGIM Colombo, was involved in the specialist training of doctors in Sri Lanka through the Royal College of Physicians and was connected to efforts to prevent discrimination against diabetes patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • SCAN
  • Chronically ill patients have special needs, and dialysis in particular can be a difficult process for both the patient and their family," said Romilla Batra, M.D., SCAN corporate medical director. (thestreet.com)
  • The SCAN/VillageHealth Chronic Special Needs Plan (C-SNP) is available to dialysis patients in parts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties, and effective January 1 it will also be available to Medicare-eligible dialysis patients in Los Angeles and Orange counties. (thestreet.com)
  • receive
  • Doing your part to ensure that you receive adequate dialysis is also critically important to your overall health and well-being. (rsnhope.org)
  • especially
  • Your healthcare team, especially your renal dietitian, can support you in making healthy food choices. (rsnhope.org)
  • As a result, gadolinium-containing contrast is now considered contraindicated in patients with an estimated glomerular filtration rate (a measure of renal function) under 60 and especially under 30 ml/mn. (wikipedia.org)
  • Present
  • While not universally present, this finding is believed to be unique to patients exposed to gadolinium, although not necessarily limited to areas involved by NSF. (wikipedia.org)
  • pharmacy
  • 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)