Title: Unit Director, Director of Dialysis and Hemodialysis
Company: St. Francis Hospital
Location: Columbus, GA
Columbus, GA, September 21, 2016, William Reynolds, Unit Director, Director of Dialysis and Hemodialysis of St. 369 more words
Also known as acute renal failure, acute kidney injury (AKI) refers to the sudden loss of excretory kidney function. It is evidenced by the accumulation of toxic metabolic products (urea and creatinine) in the body, by a reduction in the volume of urine not due to extra renal problems or both.
This interesting document details the development of the Renal Unit at Beaumont Hospital. Additionally, it contains some fantastic photos of days gone by!
July 16. Dad was seen by the infectious diseases specialist, who (like Dr. Smith) wanted to take Dad off of the IV antibiotic. The lower strength of doxycycline, compared with the IV antibiotic he was taking, should help improve his kidney function. 1,602 more words