Dialysis / Renal / Urology Articles

Dialysis / Renal / Urology is designed for the Licensed Nurse who works on a renal/urology/nephrology floor or in a dialysis unit. There are many demands on you and this is where you can unwind and discuss current issues/trends in renal/dialysis care. How many patients do you care for and how do you do it? What organizational tools do you use to make your day successful?

Urology Nurses Week 2017

Urology Nurses Week 2017

by allnurses - Urology nurses function in multiple environments including hospitals, same-day surgi-centers, private practices and home health. They may care for patients with... Read More →

National Nephrology Nurses Week 2017

National Nephrology Nurses Week 2017

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: ... Read More →

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Can Pediatric Dialysis be Fun?

Can Pediatric Dialysis be Fun?

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 →

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Urology Nursing

Urology Nursing

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 →

5 Diamond Patient Safety Project

5 Diamond Patient Safety Project

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 →

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Tips On Handling Unruly Dialysis Patients

Tips On Handling Unruly Dialysis Patients

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 →

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Is Dialysis Nursing for you? (Part One)

Is Dialysis Nursing for you? (Part One)

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 →

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Dialysis Nurse Day to Day

Dialysis Nurse Day to Day

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 →

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Life in a Dialysis Unit

Life in a Dialysis Unit

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 →

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Dialysis and Renal Nursing

Dialysis and Renal Nursing

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 →

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Be a renal nurse and not work a day in your life

Be a renal nurse and not work a day in your life

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." As said by... Read More →

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Dialysis Compliance Buy-In...

Dialysis Compliance Buy-In...

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 →

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"You're never too old"

"You're never too old"

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 →

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"Bundling" and the renal community in the US

"Bundling" and the renal community in the US

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 →

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