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Leaving Memorial again. Back in the CCH again.

August 20, 2015. As Mom and I drove to the hospital, we realized that today would probably be Dad’s last day at Memorial. We were glad that he had recovered enough to leave… 1,169 more words

Moffitt Renal Report Pearls 1/13/17: Metabolic Changes Following Urinary Diversion

Today we discussed the case of an elderly man with history of CAD and prostate cancer who developed AKI and non-gap metabolic acidosis following his ureteroileal anastomosis. 269 more words

Morning Report

what is the problem?

A 53-year-old housewife presents to the hospital with symptoms of fluid overload for the fifth time in the past year.

She has diabetes that is complicated with diabetic retinopathy, nephropathy and peripheral neuropathy. 151 more words


He speaks! At last.

August 18, 2015. Mom and I arrived at the hospital at 7:40 A.M. to find that Dad was sleeping and unrestrained, which was a nice change. 2,450 more words

Looking For A Simple Solution...

Today I had my nephrology appointment…

My doctor was nice and seemingly helpful, but overall I left the office feeling lost, hopeless, frustrated, confused, upset, and just defeated. 445 more words

Back in the letter board saddle again

Saturday, August 15, 2015.  Shortly after I arrived at the hospital at 7:45 A.M., Dr. Hayek ordered Dad moved Dad from BiPAP to CPAP support on the ventilator. 2,225 more words

100 days and counting

August 12, 2015. Mom and I arrived at Dad’s room at 7:45 A.M. Dad was on a four-hour conventional dialysis trial to judge his tolerance. I freaked out when I saw that his feet were elevated above his head. 2,006 more words