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Category Archives: Case Studies

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The health and safety of our patients and teammates is our top priority. We are keeping a close eye on this situation and reinforcing the extensive infection control practices already in place to protect them. Please watch an important video and find resources on this page.

Podcast: Case Study on Palliative Care for a Patient with End Stage Renal Disease

Palliative care, although sometimes associated with negative connotations, can simply be defined as care that bridges the gap between certain transitions of a patients’ clinical…

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COVID-19 UPDATES

The health and safety of our patients and teammates is our top priority. We are keeping a close eye on this situation and reinforcing the extensive infection control practices already in place to protect them. Please watch an important video and find resources on this page.

Case Study: Cause of Hemodialysis Blood Leak Alarm for Freshwater Near-Drowning Patient

Hemolysis is a rare—but possible—cause of hemodialysis blood leak alarms. The following is a recent single-patient case with laboratory verification that demonstrates red blood cell…

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