Nursing and Technical News

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ESRD Population Reaches Record High: In 2008 at 547,982 people with a total cost of $39.5 billion. Peritoneal dialysis made up 6 to 7 percent of the dialysis population in 2008, down from peaks at 12 to 18 percent in the 1980s and 1990s. (Renal Business Today, Novemeber 2010).


Papers by Oscar Cairoli

The West Nile Virus and the Dialysis/Transplant Patient
West Nile Virus and the Dialysis Patient[...]
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Case Management Poster
Presented at the 2011 Dialysis Conference in Phoenix, AZ
Poster 2011.pdf
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Introducing Case Management into the Outpatient Dialysis Center
Case Mang. Paper 2006.pdf
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Presentation by Lynda K Ball

The Button Hole Technique
5.The Buttonhole Technique for AVF Cannu[...]
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NxStage Presentation 2008

Advances in Home Hemodialysis.pdf
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Paper by Lesley C Dinwiddie

vascular access coordinator article.pdf
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Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections - CDC Report

CDC REPORT Catheters Infection.pdf
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CPT Codes for Outpatinet Dialysis Centers - RPA - 2009

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Congress Report

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Clinical Insights in Diabetes

Diabetes Article 2008.pdf
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Tunnel Hemodialysis Catheters: What Do Nephrologists Need to Know? Dialysis and Transplantation May 2011

Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheters What do [...]
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31st Annual Dialysis Conference - Abstracts

International Society for Hemodialysis. See page 156. Author Oscar Cairoli.

Abstracts from the Conference.
Abstracts Annual Dialysis Conference 201[...]
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