• transplantation
  • Nephrology (from Greek nephros "kidney", combined with the suffix -logy, "the study of") is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys: the study of normal kidney function and kidney problems, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney problems, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). (wikipedia.org)
  • Nephrologists may further sub-specialise in dialysis, kidney transplantation, chronic kidney disease, cancer-related kidney diseases (Onconephrology), procedural nephrology or other non-nephrology areas as described above. (wikipedia.org)
  • and advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis (when the lungs are no longer able to function), or emphysema, are possible indicators for, respectively, renal (kidney), cardiac (heart), or pulmonary (lung) transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • their prognosis (how stable they are now- whether they can survive major invasive surgery and the anesthesia and post-op period, and how they have been, and how they likely will fare with and/or without the organ, versus with other therapies that are not transplantation- such as continued dialysis or getting an artificial heart or left ventricular assist device). (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to being a Level I Trauma Center, UTMC is recognized as a center for primary stroke, biomedical imaging, adult & children transplantation, pediatric dialysis, and renal failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • centers
  • At this time of unprecedented change and reimbursement uncertainty, if your organization is considering the sale of your nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home healthcare, hospice, behavioral health centers or medical specialty business , please contact us toll-free at 866-MERGERS. (healthcaretransactions.com)
  • nephrology
  • Systemic conditions that affect the kidneys (such as diabetes and autoimmune disease) and systemic problems that occur as a result of kidney problems (such as renal osteodystrophy and hypertension) are also studied in nephrology. (wikipedia.org)
  • A physician who has undertaken additional training to become an expert in nephrology may call themselves a nephrologist or renal physician. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nephrology concerns the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases, including electrolyte disturbances and hypertension, and the care of those requiring renal replacement therapy, including dialysis and renal transplant patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United Kingdom, nephrology (or often renal medicine) is a subspecialty of general medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • unit
  • We dont have a dialysis team that comes to the unit to setup. (allnurses.com)
  • With the opening of the Regional Center of Excellence, WNY outpatients now have access to the region's largest and most up-to-date kidney dialysis unit. (ecmc.edu)
  • Located on the ground floor of the ambulatory care building, which is one of the newest buildings on the ECMC campus, the dialysis unit is designed for easy access and patient convenience. (ecmc.edu)
  • Our outpatient kidney dialysis unit is designated as a Five-Diamond Patient Safety Facility recognized for genuine concern for the quality of patient safety and extra steps taken to ensure the best for patients. (ecmc.edu)
  • 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)
  • SDMH opened a small renal unit in 1999 and in 2003 this was expanded to 13 dialysis chairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ambulatory
  • For convenience and ease of access for ECMC Outpatient Dialysis Center patients, six (6) parking spaces have been designated and specifically marked in the DKM Circle (between the David K. Miller and Ambulatory Center buildings) on the ECMC Health Campus. (ecmc.edu)
  • patients
  • With your experience dealing with renal failure patients, you have a good shot over other new RN's. (allnurses.com)
  • For patients facing end stage kidney failure, kidney dialysis serves as an artificial replacement for the body's kidney functions, including waste removal. (ecmc.edu)
  • Patients will always be cared for by an RN or LPN throughout every single dialysis treatment. (ecmc.edu)
  • To park in these designated spaces, a special tag is required to be hung from dialysis patients' rear view mirrors. (ecmc.edu)
  • The parking tags have been sent by certified mail to dialysis patients. (ecmc.edu)
  • Thank you for following these parking guidelines to enable outpatient dialysis patients to have easy access to the care they require on a regular basis. (ecmc.edu)
  • Cramond pioneered the delivery of mental health care to renal patients at TQEH in the 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • nephrologist
  • A nephrologist has completed medical school, foundation year posts (FY1 and FY2) and core medical training (CMT) and passed the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) exam before competing for a National Training Number (NTN) in renal medicine. (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)
  • Wickham's impact across specialties is reflected in the widespread use of minimally invasive surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • general
  • The typical subspecialty training is five years and leads to a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in both renal medicine and general (internal) medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • Yes, I will and have called the dialysis nurse to trouble shoot the machine, but not my patient. (allnurses.com)
  • Even during regular dialysis (in the ICU at bedside) I am responsible for what goes on with my patient. (allnurses.com)
  • If the patient is going to need IHD post ICU discharge then the renal people come and do it. (allnurses.com)
  • experience
  • let's just say there was a BIG difference between those of us with critcal care experience and those that were stickly renal. (allnurses.com)
  • I thought of applying to a dialysis center with absolutely no experience as a new grad, so I would think that they would snap you up in a heartbeat! (allnurses.com)
  • No matter where you're treated, our team is committed to making dialysis as comfortable, convenient, and relaxing as possible, and offer amenities to improve the experience. (ecmc.edu)