Nurse-Peritoneal Dialysis (CPDN) Articles (13)
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is used by less than 7 percent of dialysis patients in the United States. In Canada, more than ...
Acute kidney injury, previously known as acute renal failure, denotes a sudden and often reversible reduction in the ki ...
Abdominal compartment syndrome occurs when the pressure in the abdominal cavity elevates beyond 20 mmHg. It is associate ...
Dialysis catheters are artificial indwelling transcutaneous conduits used to access the intravascular space or intraperi ...
Handwashing practices in the patient care setting began in the early 19th century. The practice evolved over the years w ...
Nurse-Peritoneal Dialysis (CPDN) Activities
|Abdominal Compartment Syndrome||Abdominal compartment syndrome occurs when the pressure in the abdominal cavity elevates beyond 20 mmHg. It is associated with multiorgan dysfunction. ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|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|
|Calcium Gluconate||Calcium gluconate is a medication used in the management of hypocalcemia, cardiac arrest and cardiotoxicity due to hyperkalemia or hypermagnesemia. It ... Read the Article||1||5||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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Magnesium||Magnesium use is indicated for a variety of diseases. This is due to the variety of effects magnesium has within the body. Administration of magnesium ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Peritoneal Dialysis||Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is used by less than 7 percent of dialysis patients in the United States. In Canada, more than 50 percent of dialysis patient ... Read the Article||1||3||Activity Info|
|Polycystic Kidney Disease Of Childhood||There are two inherited varieties of polycystic kidney disease (PKD): autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and autosomal recessive pol ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Vitamin D Deficiency||Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin used by the body for normal bone development and maintenance by increasing the absorption of calcium, magnesium, an ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
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