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Cheryl Groenhoff, Edna Delgado, Marilyn McClernon, Alicia Davis, Latasha Malone, Janet Majirsky, Steven Guest
Urgent-start peritoneal dialysis (PD) refers to the initiation of dialysis soon after a PD catheter placement and is a treatment option available to the late-referred patient with advanced kidney disease. This article reviews nursing aspects of urgent-start PD and can serve as a guide for this evolving clinical pathway that can provide renal replacement therapy for a critical segment of the population with Stage 5 chronic kidney disease who require renal replacement therapy.
July 2014: Nephrology Nursing Journal: Journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association
Alberto Casaretto, Reinaldo Rosario, Wayne R Kotzker, Yaselly Pagan-Rosario, Cheryl Groenhoff, Steven Guest
Urgent-start peritoneal dialysis (PD) can be defined as initiation of PD within 2 weeks of catheter insertion. Urgent-start PD can be offered to patients who are referred late to a nephrologist and who would typically be initiated on hemodialysis with a temporary vascular access. An urgent-start PD capability requires expedited options education, catheter placement, unique change in the PD unit infrastructure, and new processes of care. This report describes the urgent-start PD program established by a nephrology private practice in the United States...
2012: Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis
Peggy E Ross, Cheryl Groenhoff, Patricia Zin
The occupational health nurse can play an important role in supporting employees with CKD and ESRD by recognizing risk factors such as diabetes and hypertension associated with CKD. The occupational health nurse should encourage compliance with treatment regimens that retard or delay progression of kidney disease into the next stage, especially blood pressure and glucose control. When employees are in need of diagnostic testing, the occupational health nurse can describe the testing procedures such as laboratory values, ultrasounds, and biopsies, and explain the five stages of CKD...
July 2004: AAOHN Journal: Official Journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
Donna Merrill, Arif Asif, David Roth, Patricia O'Nan, Cheryl Groenhoff, Renee Hogan, Florin Gadalean, Cristovao Vieira, Jan Tawakol, Tasnim Khan
Diagnostic and interventional nephrology is a growing subspecialty of nephrology. Increasingly, procedural care of nephrology patients is being managed by nephrologists trained in this area. As a result, new opportunities have been created for nephrology nurses as they assist these interventionists in the administration of care in diagnostic and interventional nephrology. This article describes the components of a diagnostic and interventional nephrology program, the initiation of such a program at a university center, and the role of nephrology nursing personnel in this rapidly developing area...
July 2004: Nephrology Nursing Journal: Journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association
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