Phosphate: The Forgotten Electrolyte
The kidneys' most important function is the regulation of electrolytes, one of which is phosphorous. Greater than 60% of patients will present with hyperphosphatemia with acute renal failure. Pam Waters discusses how you can help critically ill patients with CRRT therapy.
Citrate Utilization in CRRT
Dr. Ashita Tolwani discusses citrate utilization with continous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).View resource
PRISMAFLEX - CVVHDF: Citrate External Calcium
Kellye Saringer, Renal Clinical Educator / Implementation Specialist discusses a method for citrate anticoagulation for CVVHDF that can be used with the PRISMAFLEX System when an external syringe/infusion pump is used to deliver calcium supplementation to the patient.View resource
TMP and Filter Pressure Drop
Kathy Worthington, MSN, RN discusses factors affecting circuit life, CRRT hemodynamics and troubleshooting tips.View resource