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    focuses on improving diabetic foot related problems in the End Stage Renal Disease population receiving hemodialysis/peritoneal dialysis.End Stage Renal Disease is a slow progressive…

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    span on average of 1-2 years (Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, 2015), (Schell, et al., 2013). Dialysis patients, home peritoneal, home hemodialysis, or chronic in center dialysis, survive an average of 6.2 years while experiencing treatments (Charnow, 2014). Although years lived rises with dialysis, this is on a single patient basis, and hinges on of other chronic health conditions that the patient previously has; for instance, end stage renal disease patients with cardiac…

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    fluid shifts can cause this pneumonia. Patient was also encourages to stretch out the area. d. Dsyrhythmias / chest pain: Supply patient with oxygen and assess vital sign. Give patient fluids and turn the blood flow down. Last option if pain doesn 't subside or vital signs are abnormal give Nitro. a. Hypertriglyceridemia: During the initiation of dialysis, disturbances of lipid metabolism are accentuated and contribute to cardiovascular complications (Smeltzer et. al., 2010, p. 1335) b.…

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    The site for my preceptorship is an inpatient dialysis unit. Dialysis treatments are administered to patients who are admitted for various reasons. Most of the time they are in the hospital for dialysis related problems, but there are other occasions such as surgery in which the patient will still need dialysis. The hemodialysis treatments are administered by registered nurses. The nurse is responsible for reviewing the patient’s prior treatment and lab data, setting up the machine,…

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    It can be done at home ("home hemodialysis") or in a dialysis center. During hemodialysis, your blood is pumped through soft tubes to a dialysis machine where it goes through a special filter called a dialyzer (also called an artificial kidney). As your blood is filtered, it is returned to your blood stream. Only a small amount of blood is out of your body at any time. In-center treatment time is 3-5 hours, 3 or 4 times a week. People who do home hemodialysis have more flexibility about how…

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    How Hemodialysis Work There is all kinds of different health issues in the world we live in now. Diabetes and high blood pressure is the most common ones. Chronic kidney failure is also another health issue that is going on in the world today. Over 26 million American adults have CKD (chronic kidney disease) and millions of others are at increased risk (National Kidney Foundation 1). Now I know you probably wondering what CKD is. Chronic Kidney Failure (CKD) is the loss of kidney function. The…

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    Introduction The intent of this paper is to examine conceptual linkages between concepts and the tenets of an approach to research. The article used in this paper is titled chronic kidney disease (CKD) stressors influence choices of dialysis modality (Harwood, Wilson, Sontrop and Clark, 2012). A prospective correlational design was used in thin study. The underpinning epistemological, ontological, ethical and ideological tenets of prospective correlation design is described based on this…

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    Since I am currently working in hemodialysis unit, I would like to do research in this field of nursing. The infection control is a major concern on this specialty unit. Protecting patients to acquire the infection and cross infection contamination is a top priority considering the patients compromised illness and impaired immunity. The beginning of this subject is the different access for end stage renal disease or ESRD patients, such AV fistula, AV graft and tunneled catheter are all major…

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    Hemodialysis is a form of dialysis where a machine takes your blood and filters it to clean your blood so they can return it back to your body. The dialysis machine acts like an artificial kidney. The way the whole procedure works is the doctor would make an entrance into your blood vessel, done by a minor surgery, that blood would then transfer into the dialysis machine where it would get filtered and then enters back into a vein. The filter is has two purposes, one for the blood and one for…

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    Intradialytic Hypotension

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    Vascular calcification is the hardening of blood vessels that can occur due to multiple reasons including endocrine dysfunctions, diet, and mineral metabolism dysfunctions. In addition, vascular calcification can be linked to certain diseases such as arthrosclerotic ishemia, damaged brain circulation, and decreased coronary perfusion. Intradialytic hypotension is low blood pressure often due to hemodialysis. Some of the risk factors of acquiring intradialytic hypotension includes diabetes, age,…

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