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Dialysis Dialysis and how it works Dialysis is the medical term for removing the wastes and extra fluid from you blood that your kidneys can no longer remove themselves.

What is dialysis?

Dialysis Page 1 of 2 Dialysis What is dialysis? The function of the kidneys is to clean our bodies of waste products and extra fluid. Some illnesses affect kidney function.

Dialysis: an overview

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Hemodialysis: What You Need to Know

Pre-dialysis and post-dialysis blood pressure should be taken each time you receive dialysis. your blood pressure goes down when excess fluid and salt are removed from your blood by your dialysis treatment.

Peritoneal Dialysis: What You Need to Know

What is peritoneal dialysis? Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a treatment for people who have kidney failure. Kidney failure is stage five of chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Developing Dialysis Facility-Specific Performance Measures ...

The Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 directed CMS to implement a system to measure and report the quality of dialysis services under Medicare by 2000.


CALIFORNIA OCCUPATIONAL GUIDE - NUMBER 543 2003 INTEREST AREA SOCIAL www.calmis.ca.gov DIALYSIS TECHNICIANS operate kidney dialysis machines which filter normal waste products and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys no longer function.

Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant ...

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services This official government booklet explains the following: The basics of Medicare How Medicare helps pay for kidney dialysis and kidney transplants Where to get help

TECH TIP # 20 Dialysis: an overview

TECH TIP # 20 Pierce Biotechnology PO Box 117 (815) 968-0747 www.thermo.com/pierce 3747 N. Meridian Road Rockford, lL 61105 USA (815) 968-7316 fax Introduction Thermo Scientific Pierce ® Protein Research Products include a number of innovative devices to facilitate the buffer exchange and ...

Predicting survival time for kidney dialysis patients: a data ...

Computers in Biology and Medicine 35 (2005) 311-327 http://www.intl. elsevierhealth.com/journals/cobm Predicting survival time for kidney dialysis patients: a data mining approach AndrewKusiak a; ∗, Bradley Dixon b, Shital Shah a a Intelligent Systems Laboratory, College of Engineering, 3131 ...