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Paul Harris: 90 Years Young and on Home Hemodialysis

Submitted by Paul Harris, Home Hemodialysis Patient In February of 2009 at the age of 81, I was told that my kidney function was at 10% and that I would require dialysis treatments three times per week for the rest of my life. Having turned 90 years old this past December, it gave me cause…
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February 23 Nursing & Allied Health Nephrology Education:

Next Session: February 23, 2018 Dr. Alissa Lloyd Presenting – Edema and Diuretic Use in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Objectives: To review the causes of edema. To briefly review Nephrotic Syndrome. To review non-pharmacologic management of edema. To discuss the use of diuretics. To discuss the management of diuretic resistance The monthly sessions are…
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WRHA Indigenous Health – Resource Coordination

An example of when to use WRHA Indigenous Health – Patient Services: A 48 year-old Indigenous woman is relocating to Winnipeg from a northern community to start hemodialysis. She is known to the staff as she had been followed in kidney health clinic for five years. The patient’s husband accompanied her to Winnipeg to support…
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New Dates! Peritoneal Dialysis Workshops for Health-care Providers

The upcoming dates for the PD workshops for health-care providers are:  March 20, April 26, May 25 & June 28. These Peritoneal Dialysis workshops are offered on a monthly basis to staff interested in learning more about this modality of renal replacement therapy. These sessions provide an overview of PD as well as learning lab…
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Changes Coming to MRP Policies & Procedures Structure

Please note that we will be changing the numbering and organization of the MRP Policies & Procedures in about four weeks’ time. The actual policies and content will remain the same – only numbering and which heading the policy is housed under will change. The new numbering and organization is hoped to make it easier…
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