Hemodialysis

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Abstract Number: 1029

AN EMERGING DRUG RESISTANT ORGANISM: ELIZABETHKINGIA MENINGOSEPTICA

Case Presentation: An 80-year-old female with a history of hypoxic encephalopathy, chronic respiratory failure on mechanical ventilation through tracheostomy, End stage renal disease on hemodialysis through right arm arterio-venous fistula who presented immediately after dialysis [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:16+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN EMERGING DRUG RESISTANT ORGANISM: ELIZABETHKINGIA MENINGOSEPTICA

HM2018 Abstract Number: 922

SALICYLATE TOXICITY- WHEN INTUBATION BECOMES NECESSARY

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old female with past medical history significant for major depression with prior suicide attempt was brought to the hospital after a repeat attempted suicide. She reportedly consumed several aspirin pills, but the [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SALICYLATE TOXICITY- WHEN INTUBATION BECOMES NECESSARY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 919

TYPE B LACTIC ACIDOSIS IN AN ALCOHOLIC – PREDISPOSING FACTORS AND THE ROLE OF EMERGENT HEMODIALYSIS

Case Presentation: A 62 year old man with a history of alcohol dependence, chronic hepatitis B & C and Child C liver cirrhosis presented with a 3 day history of shortness of breath and pleuritic [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:46+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on TYPE B LACTIC ACIDOSIS IN AN ALCOHOLIC – PREDISPOSING FACTORS AND THE ROLE OF EMERGENT HEMODIALYSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 170

CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are associated with central vein stenosis and failure to establish a functioning arteriovenous fistula. Thus, guidelines recommend avoiding PICC placement when patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are likely [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 14

FAST TRACK DIALYSIS: IMPROVING EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND HOSPITAL THROUGHPUT FOR PATIENTS REQUIRING HEMODIALYSIS

Background: Many end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients present with complaints related to missed or incomplete hemodialysis (HD). Inpatient HD units often are not credentialed for outpatient use which results in extra cost and consumes [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:13:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on FAST TRACK DIALYSIS: IMPROVING EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND HOSPITAL THROUGHPUT FOR PATIENTS REQUIRING HEMODIALYSIS