​Hemodialysis Unit  


 Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Hemodialysis Unit 

Patient population


Pediatric – 2 to14 years

Mixed gender 

Hours of operation

 0700 – 2330  From Sat. to Thurs. (3 Dialysis shift per day)

Plus On Call and Emergency cover

Number of beds

 42  dialysis stations plus acute dialysis as required

Occupancy Rate


Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Patient Educator

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

 Care of patients with Acute Renal Failure and endstage renal disease.

Outpatient Hemodialysis management.


  •  Bicarbonate Hemodialysis, Online Hemodiafiltration, Isolated Ultrafiltration,Slow
  • Low efficiency dialysis (SLED)
  • Insertion of acute Subclavian, Intrajagular and Femoral Catheters for dialysis access.
  • Cannulation Arterio-Venous Fistula, Grafts for access to perform Hemodialysis.
  • Dialysis Adequacy- URR & KT/V management, recirculation studies
  • Anemia management
  • IV Iron infusion
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Gluco-monitoring

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 02:04 PM