Nurse-Hemodialysis (CHN) Articles (40)
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a genetic disorder that affects multiple systems. It is inherited in an autosomal do ...
Transfusion reactions are adverse events associated with the transfusion of whole blood or one of its components. They r ...
This activity provides an in-depth description of the significance of medical error in the practice of medicine. It als ...
The hepatitis B vaccine is a medication used in the prevention of hepatitis B infection, which can lead to chronic liver ...
Plasmapheresis is a therapeutic intervention that involves extracorporeal removal, return, or exchange of blood plasma o ...
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||17||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||9||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||2||25||Activity Info|
|Contrast-Induced Nephropathy||Iodine contrast medium is essential in invasive and interventional cardiac procedures. Because of an increasing number of coronary angiography and cor ... Read the Article||1.25||8||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 Disequilibrium Syndrome||Dialysis disequilibrium syndrome (DDS) refers to an array of neurological manifestations that are seen during or following dialysis. The symptoms can ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Dialysis Fistula||Dialysis fistula creation is a commonly performed procedure for patients who suffer from the end-stage renal disease who require permanent vascular ac ... 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||9||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 classes of ... 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||A dialysis is a form of renal replacement therapy. The kidney’s role of filtration of the blood is supplemented by artificial equipment for the remova ... Read the Article||2||24||Activity Info|
|Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome||Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is thrombotic microangiopathy characterized by the presence of a triad of symptoms: thrombocytopenia, acute renal impa ... Read the Article||1.25||9||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||1.5||16||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 not encountered as frequently as hypercalcemia, it can be life-thre ... Read the Article||1.25||11||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||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Loop Diuretics||Loop diuretics are medications used in the management and treatment of fluid overload conditions such as heart failure, nephrotic syndrome or cirrhosi ... Read the Article||1.25||11||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|
|Polycystic Kidney Disease||Polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an autosomal dominant disorder. It is a multisystem and progressive disease with cysts formation and kidney enlar ... Read the Article||1.25||12||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||12||Activity Info|
|Renal Cancer||Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common malignant tumor of the kidney and constitutes over 90 percent of all renal malignancies. RCC may be spor ... 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||7||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|
|Therapeutic Uses Of Diuretic Agents||Diuretics are a medication used in the management and treatment of edematous and other non-edematous disease conditions. Diuretics are a class of drug ... Read the Article||1.75||14||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||2.25||32||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||7||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||6||Activity Info|
|Venous Gas Embolism||A venous gas embolism is an abnormal collection of gas that forms a bubble in the systemic venous circulation, which can act as an embolus and affect ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
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