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WORD OF THE DAY: OLIGURIC

OLIGURIC: 

Urine output less than 500 cc a day

SIMILAR TERMINOLOGY:

Anuric. This is generally defined as urine output of less than 100 cc a day. 28 more words

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Day 148: Transitioning to Home Care

September 29. Dad was visited by his nurses and respiratory therapists before 8:00 A.M. so that he’d be ready to leave by 8:30 A.M. to have the PICC line removed and the dialysis catheter changed. 1,643 more words

Health Care

Prophylaxis for Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

Gloria is an 80 years old lady with a history of mild cognitive impairment, osteoporosis, hypertension, diabetes who often presents with an urinary tract infection (UTI) monthly. 583 more words

General

Common Renal Terms Explained

COMMON RENAL TERMS AND DIAGNOSES EXPLAINED BELOW:

-Acute Renal Failure: Generally reversible. Can often be treated with IV fluids. Dehydration, kidney stones or other blockages, sepsis, decreased blood flow to the kidneys, blood loss, and some cause of ARF. 277 more words

Caregiver in training

September 26, 2015. I saw Angela, the respiratory therapist, a few minutes after I arrived at the CCH at 7:35 A.M. She said that after she set up a couple of more patients, she would return to Dad’s room to continue my training. 1,976 more words

Norma L. Wenger, MD

Norma L. Wenger, MD, is a top nephrologist who employs her exceptional set of skills, knowledge, and expertise to serve patients at Island Renal Physicians in Rockville Centre, New York. 229 more words

Island Renal Physicians