Shared care dialysis unit

Shared care dialysis unit

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Caption: MODEL RELEASED. Shared care dialysis unit. Consultant nephrologist talking to nurses during a team meeting at a shared care dialysis treatment unit. Kidney dialysis, or haemodialysis, is required when the kidneys are no longer able to filter waste products from the blood properly. A patient's blood is passed through a dialysis machine, or dialyser, which acts as an artificial kidney, removing waste products and excess fluid from the blood before returning the blood to the patient's body. The procedure takes several hours and needs to be repeated several times a week. This shared care unit it designed to teach patients how to put themselves on and off the dialysis machine so that they take more control of their treatment. Some will even progress to care at home. Early

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