A STUDY GUIDE FOR DIALYSIS TECHNOLOGISTS

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A Study Guide For Dialysis Technologists

Author : Philip Varughese
ISBN : 098350881X
Genre : Dialysis
File Size : 74.87 MB
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Developed by Philip Varughese, Joan Arslanian, and John Sweeny, the Fifth Edition of this Study Guide contains 298 pages of questions and answers, case studies, a glossary of terms, graphs, charts and formulas which can be utilized as reference material. It is a great educational tool to prepare for certification exams and for all dialysis technicians.
Category: Dialysis

Certified Hemodialysis Technologist Technician Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author : Mometrix Media
ISBN : 1609713036
Genre : Medical
File Size : 54.66 MB
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Certified Hemodialysis Technologist/Technician Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Hemodialysis Technologist/Technician Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Certified Hemodialysis Technologist/Technician Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Certified Hemodialysis Technologist/Technician Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CHT Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Sequential Ultrafiltration, Fistula, Vascular Catheter, Apical Pulse, Pyrexia, Renal Patients, Hemodialysis Treatment, Peripheral Edema, Jugular Vein Distention, Air Embolism, Formaldehyde Poisoning, Pyrogenic Reaction, Hemolysis, Antihypertensives, Heparin, Anticoagulation, Lidocaine, National Kidney Foundation, Symptoms Of Stenosis, Serum Albumin, ESRD Patients, Hypokalemia, Hypermagnesemia, The Phosphorus Levels, Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Hemoglobin And Hematocrit Values, Reticulocyte Hemoglobin, Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Creatinine, Ferritin, Toxin Removal In Dialysis, Cellulose Dialyzer Membranes, Process Of Deionization, Hepatitis B, Blood Borne Pathogens, and much more...
Category: Medical

Dialysis Technology

Author : National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists
ISBN : 0983508801
Genre :
File Size : 84.11 MB
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Edited by Philip Varughese CHT and Jim Curtis CHT, this manual has been developed to assist technicians in preparation for certification examinations. The Third Edition, contains many new chapters. Chapters include basic dialysis theory, the patient, membrane technology, dialyzers, dialysis procedure, heparin therapy, renal nutrition, water treatment, dialyzer reuse, medications, safety, machine functions, computers in dialysis, required basic knowledge, DOQI guidelines, peritoneal dialysis, transplantation and proper monitoring & disinfection of dialysis delivery system. Technicians will find the outline format an asset to learning.
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Ccht Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author : Mometrix Media
ISBN : 1609710037
Genre : Medical
File Size : 75.5 MB
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CCHT Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CCHT Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CCHT Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CCHT Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Molecule, Electrolyte, Atomic Weight, Isotope, Osmosis, Intracellular Fluid, Nephron, Renal Corpuscle, Urea, Azotemia, Acid-Base Balance, Creatinine, Hyperkalemia, Renin-Angiotensin System, Hypomagnesemia, Atrial Natriuretic Hormone, Chronic Kidney Disease, End-Stage Renal Disease, Glomerular Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Nephrosclerosis, Pyelonephritis, Acute Tubular Necrosis, Hypertension, Myocardial Dysfunction, Pericarditis, Osteodystrophy, Calciphylaxis, Amyloidosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Insomnia, Pseudogout, Dialysis Dementia, Restless Leg Syndrome, Uremic Neuropathy, Lipid Metabolism, Albumin, C-Reactive Protein, Serum Potassium, Aluminum Toxicity, Magnesium, Hypokalemia, Parathyroid Hormone, Hemoglobin, and much more...
Category: Medical

Mosby S Radiation Therapy Study Guide And Exam Review E Book

Author : Leia Levy
ISBN : 9780323069366
Genre : Medical
File Size : 21.99 MB
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Reinforce your understanding of radiation therapy and prepare for the Registry exam! Mosby's Radiation Therapy Study Guide and Exam Review is both a study companion for Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, by Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, and a superior review for the certification exam offered by the American Registry for Radiologic Technology (ARRT). An easy-to-read format simplifies study by presenting information in concise bullets and tables. Over 1,000 review questions are included. Written by radiation therapy expert Leia Levy, with contributions by other radiation therapy educators and clinicians, this study tool provides everything you need to prepare for the ARRT Radiation Therapy Certification Exam. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Over 1000 multiple-choice questions in Registry format are provided in the text, allowing you to both study and simulate the actual exam experience. Focus questions and key information in tables make it easy to find and remember information for the exam. Review exercises reinforce learning with a variety of question formats to fit different learning styles. Questions are organized by ARRT content categories and are available in study mode with immediate feedback after each question, or in exam mode, which simulates the test-taking experience in a timed environment with ARRT exam-style questions.
Category: Medical

Review Of Hemodialysis For Nurses And Dialysis Personnel

Author : Judith Z. Kallenbach
ISBN : 9780323310239
Genre : Medical
File Size : 31.29 MB
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Get a practical introduction to dialysis and an excellent review for the certification exam! Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel, 9th Edition uses a concise Q&A format to cover the principles, diseases, and problems of dialysis treatment for kidney failure. Comprehensive without being overwhelming, this book assumes no prior knowledge of dialysis procedures. Two new chapters and five updated chapters keep you current with the latest in dialysis treatment and equipment. Dialysis expert Judy Kallenbach provides clear, easy-to-read guidelines that will apply to every member of the dialysis team, from technicians and nurses to social workers and kidney patients. Comprehensive coverage provides the complete knowledge needed to care for dialysis patients and to prepare for the certification exam, with topics including a review of body fluids and electrolytes, infection control, transplantation, and the important psychosocial aspects of dialysis treatment. Easy-to-understand style introduces new terms and concepts without assuming prior knowledge of dialysis. Question-and-answer format makes learning easier and information easier to find. Coverage of the entire lifespan helps in caring for patients of different ages, including separate chapters on pediatric hemodialysis and end-stage renal disease in the elderly. Coverage of home dialysis therapies prepares technicians for the use of home dialysis treatment as a possible cost-cutting measure. More than 70 illustrations depict all aspects of dialysis treatment and care. A multidisciplinary approach includes a chapter on the different roles in the hemodialysis team, describing how dialysis care is coordinated and what patients go through during their treatment. Useful appendices offer quick reference to the sodium and potassium content of various foods, the calculation of body mass index, nephrology organizations and resources, a glossary, and more. NEW Patient Education chapter and NEW Preceptor Basics chapter discuss new areas covered on the dialysis PCT certification exams. UPDATED! The Hemodialysis Team chapter provides the latest information on certification requirements for dialysis technicians. UPDATED! Water Treatment chapter reflects new water treatment standards and documentation requirements. UPDATED! Infection Control chapter covers techniques used to prevent patients and staff from acquiring infections, including improved tracking, prevention, and hemodialysis hand hygiene. UPDATED! Laboratory Data: Analysis and Interpretation chapter shows normal lab values and results that should be further evaluated, and expands on GFR as related to the five stages of chronic kidney disease. UPDATED! Diabetes and Hemodialysis chapter covers the medications and therapies used for diabetic patients, and includes KDOQI recommendations for CKD care.
Category: Medical

Scientific Aspects Of Dialysis Therapy

Author : H. Kawanishi
ISBN : 9783318059298
Genre : Medical
File Size : 86.95 MB
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This book brings together papers presented both during the 61st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy (JSDT) and the 34th Congress of the International Society of Blood Purification (ISBP), held in Osaka in June and in Hiroshima in September 2016, respectively. They cover a broad spectrum of topics, ranging from hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, hemodiafiltration and technical innovations in blood purification to complications of chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury, including mineral bone disease and anemia.
Category: Medical

The Dialysis Handbook For Technicians And Nurses

Author : Oscar M. Cairoli
ISBN : 1497376998
Genre : Medical
File Size : 64.70 MB
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This is the Pocket Format from the original large size publication. Basic handbook to help nurses and technicians in the dialysis field. It contains functions of the kidney, access for hemodialysis, blood chemistries, signs and symptoms, potential problems in hemodialysis, secondary problems of renal failure, diagnostic studies, dialysates and dialyzers, hemodialysis equipment, water systems, history, dialysis definitions and acronyms, and other useful information. Excellent resource for the new dialysis nurse or technician. Helpful to have for review. Written by Oscar Cairoli with over 37 years of clinical and management experience in this very technical field.
Category: Medical

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author : U. S. Department of Labor
ISBN : 9781602393202
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 87.9 MB
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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.
Category: Business & Economics

Renal Nursing

Author : Nicola Thomas
ISBN : 9781118410745
Genre : Medical
File Size : 24.52 MB
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Renal Nursing is a comprehensive evidence-based guide to nursing in the field of nephrology and kidney care. This fully updated fourth edition discusses the stages of chronic kidney disease, prevention and early management, pre-dialysis care, haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, transplantation, investigations and nutrition. It also includes key information on renal care in infancy, childhood and early adolescence. The underlying anatomy, physiology and psychology of kidney disease are reviewed in depth, along with the skills and knowledge required to provide support, treatment and high-quality care. Special features: Fully grounded in the NHS National Service Framework for renal services New chapter on patient involvement in renal care Content and references fully updated to reflect changes in policies, evidence, care and management Begins with the basics and covers all the vital material required by anyone working in renal care Renal Nursing is an ideal reference text for nurses undertaking post-registration renal courses, student nurses undertaking a placement in a renal ward, specialist renal dietitians, pharmacists and other professions allied to medicine.
Category: Medical