Nurse-Hemodialysis (CHN) Articles (35)
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a genetic disorder that affects multiple systems. It is inherited in an autosomal do ...
A venous gas embolism is an abnormal collection of gas which forms a bubble in the systemic venous circulation, which ca ...
Dialysis catheters are artificial indwelling transcutaneous conduits used to access the intravascular space or intraperi ...
The hepatitis B vaccine is a medication used in the prevention of hepatitis B infection, which can lead to chronic liver ...
Nearly half a million people require hemodialysis, and each year approximately 100,000 new cases of end-stage renal dise ...
Nurse-Hemodialysis (CHN) Activities
|Acute Kidney Injury||Acute kidney injury, previously known as acute renal failure, denotes a sudden and often reversible reduction in the kidney function, as measured by ... Read the Article||1.5||16||Activity Info|
|Anasarca||Anasarca is a serious condition in which there is a generalized accumulation of fluid in the interstitial space. This accumulation of fluid occurs whe ... Read the Article||1||3||Activity Info|
|Anemia Of Chronic Renal Disease||Anemia of chronic renal disease, also known as anemia of chronic kidney disease (CKD), is a form of normocytic, normochromic, hypoproliferative anemia ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Care Of A Central Line||Central venous catheters (CVC) are frequently used in critical care units, hemodialysis units, and oncology units for the administration of intravenou ... Read the Article||1||2||Activity Info|
|Chronic Renal Failure||Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is defined as the presence of kidney damage or an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) less than 60 ml/min per 1.7 ... Read the Article||1.75||20||Activity Info|
|Copper Toxicity||Copper metabolism plays an important role in physiologic homeostasis. Copper toxicity, however, induces several pathologic processes that are detrimen ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Deferoxamine||Deferoxamine is a medication used in Iron and aluminum toxicity. It is in the chelator class of drugs. This activity reviews the indications, mechanis ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Dialysis Catheter||Dialysis catheters are artificial indwelling transcutaneous conduits used to access the intravascular space or intraperitoneal space for renal replace ... Read the Article||1.25||7||Activity Info|
|Dialysis Fistula||Dialysis fistula creation is a commonly performed procedure for patients with end-stage renal disease who require permanent vascular access for hemodi ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|End-Stage Renal Disease||More than 500,000 people in the United States live with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its progre ... Read the Article||1.25||10||Activity Info|
|Epoetin Alfa||Epoetin alfa is a medication used in the management of anemia secondary to bone marrow failure. It is one of the erythropoiesis-stimulating class of d ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Femoral Vein Central Venous Access||Venous access can be obtained through the cannulation of peripheral veins, such as the antecubital vein or saphenous vein, or central veins, such as t ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Hand Hygiene||Handwashing practices in the patient care setting began in the early 19th century. The practice evolved over the years with evidential proof of its va ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Hemodialysis||Dialysis is a form of renal replacement therapy. The kidney’s role of filtration of the blood is supplemented by artificial equipment for the removal ... Read the Article||1.25||6||Activity Info|
|Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome||Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is thrombotic microangiopathy characterized by the presence of the triad of symptoms: thrombocytopenia, acute renal im ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Hepatitis B Vaccine||The hepatitis B vaccine is a medication used in the prevention of hepatitis B infection, which can lead to chronic liver failure and hepatocellular ca ... Read the Article||1.25||14||Activity Info|
|Hyperkalemia||Hyperkalemia is defined as a serum or plasma potassium level above the upper limits of normal, usually greater than 5.0 mEq/L to 5.5 mEq/L. While mild ... Read the Article||1.25||13||Activity Info|
|Hypocalcemia||Disorders of calcium metabolism are frequently encountered. Though hypocalcemia is encountered as frequently as hypercalcemia, it can be potentially l ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Iatrogenic Pneumothorax||Pneumothorax is gas in the pleural space. This condition can present in one of three ways: spontaneous (primary), secondary, and traumatic. This activ ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Iron||Iron is a mineral essential to the human body. It is administered for the treatment of iron deficiency. It is available in many formulations that belo ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Medical Error Reduction and Prevention||This activity provides an in-depth description of the significance of medical error in the practice of medicine. It also highlights a number of impor ... Read the Article||2.25||28||Activity Info|
|Percutaneous Central Catheter||The ability to obtain venous access in the inpatient and outpatient setting is one of the most fundamental, yet, crucial components for a large number ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Plasmapheresis||Plasmapheresis is a therapeutic intervention that involves extracorporeal removal, return, or exchange of blood plasma or components. The underlying m ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis||Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) results from a bacterial infection that causes rapid deterioration of the kidney function due to an inflam ... Read the Article||1.25||11||Activity Info|
|Renal Failure||The term renal failure denotes inability of the kidneys to perform excretory function leading to retention of nitrogenous waste products from the bloo ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Sterile Technique||The purpose of creating a sterile field is to reduce the number of microbes present to as few as possible. The sterile field is used in many situation ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Transfusion Reactions||Transfusion reactions are adverse events associated with the transfusion of whole blood or one of its components. They range in severity from minor to ... Read the Article||1.5||15||Activity Info|
|Tuberous Sclerosis||Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a genetic disorder that affects multiple systems. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion and is characte ... Read the Article||2||30||Activity Info|
|Types of Arteriovenous Fistulas||Nearly half a million people require hemodialysis, and each year approximately 100,000 new cases of end-stage renal disease are diagnosed. Consequentl ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Ultrafiltration in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure||Acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) associated with volume overload is responsible for an increasing number of hospital admissions. The volume ov ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Ultrasound Guided Intravenous Access||At least 150 to 200 million peripheral intravenous (PIV) catheters are placed each year in the United States, and up to 80 percent of patients receive ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Universal Precautions||Universal precautions were introduced by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in 1985, mostly in response to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) e ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Uremic Encephalopathy||Uremic encephalopathy is a cerebral dysfunction caused by the accumulation of toxins as a result of acute or chronic renal failure. The clinical prese ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Vascular Tunneled Central Catheter Access||In contrast to non-tunneled central venous catheters (CVCs), subcutaneously tunneled CVCs travel under the skin, away from the point of venous entry, ... Read the Article||1.25||7||Activity Info|
|Venous Gas Embolism||A venous gas embolism is an abnormal collection of gas which forms a bubble in the systemic venous circulation, which can at as an embolus and affect ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
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