by traumaRUs - This is National Nephrology Nurses Week.
What do nephrology nurses do? Well, like all nurses, the jobs are varied. Here are some of the more usual ones:
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by traumaRUs - I’ve been a nephrology APN for almost 10 years now and have encountered some unforgettable patients. The dialysis patients I care for have taught me how to live... Read More →
by traumaRUs - When chronic kidney disease (CKD) or acute renal failure (ARF) intrudes on a patient's life, dialysis can provide a life-extending option. Hemodialysis involves... Read More →
by abbyrenalRN - This article is a story of a renal patient finding happiness and home at the four corners of the hemodialysis unit.
"I've never been this happy."
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by traumaRUs - Why are chronic hemodialysis patient noncompliant? This is the $64,000 question. With Medicare demanding more and more from providers, we must get creative in ways... Read More →
by my2boyzjad - So, you've just left your doctor's office and your head is full of information, too much information! Words , numbers, medical terms you just don't understand.... Read More →
by madwife2002 - In the renal community life has changed drastically since the 1st January 2011 a new and dreaded word became the norm, the word which strikes fear into the hearts... Read More →
by jeastridge - I fell in step with my friend Terry, as he walked down the hospital hall carrying big bags of peritoneal dialysis fluid. Arms full, he responded to my question... Read More →
by lpruteanu - In-Patient Pediatric Dialysis
As a dialysis nurse working in different areas of the hospital and also in freestanding chronic dialysis clinics, I had the... Read More →
by traumaRUs - Urology Nursing is care of the patient with diagnoses of some type of urological dysfunction. For men, common urological complaints are prostate cancer, erectile... Read More →
by madwife2002 - Has your facility recently started your 5 diamond projects for ESRD NETWORKS?
For those of you who have never heard of it, it is like a 5 star rating for... Read More →
by TheCommuter - Due to the rapidly exploding incidence and prevalence of disease processes that harm the kidneys such as hypertension and diabetes mellitus, the patient population... Read More →
by madwife2002 - When I was doing my finals many years ago I was faced with discussing 2 specialties one was Looking after the renal patient the anatomy and physiology, the other... Read More →