Surveillance Program for Haemodialysis Reduces Infection
A recent study has revealed that a surveillance programme designed to monitor blood stream infections in dialysis units could cut the number of infections among patients//.
The research was conducted by researchers from Imperial College London and Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust.
The study, in...
'Crime Scene Investigation' methods could help in the battle against hospital infections
...sks in their hospital. Researchers at Deventer Hospital used Luminol, a chemical used by crime scene investigators, to detect traces of blood in their haemodialysis
unit. Luminol reacts with microscopic amounts of blood to produce bright blue luminescence, which allows investigators to track invisible blood splash...
Awareness Must to Tackle Hepatitis: Experts
...s S. Broor, senior gastroenterologist at the Apollo Hospital here.
"The groups at risk for acquiring the disease include intravenous drug users, haemodialysis
patients and healthcare workers with exposure to blood and its products, transfusion and transplant recipients and people with tattoos."
... We studied the erythrocyte Na,K-pump in chronically hemodialyzed uremic patients, ... Membrane ATPase, erythrocyte sodium and potassium in haemodialysis
patients ... ... stages correlated well with changes in erythrocyte sedimentation rate (P<0.001) ... and musculoskeletal symptoms; an elevate...