​Hemodialysis Unit  

 

 Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Hemodialysis Unit 

Patient population

 Adult

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

 95-100%

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.

Procedures

  •  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