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Third-generation wearable artificial kidney will be lighter, more discrete

March 6, 2018

Implantable artificial kidney developers working with patients on device development

September 13, 2017
Clinical trials for the implantable artificial kidney haven’t started yet, but the device's developers are already seeking feedback from patients. The device…

Creating a wearable artificial kidney: A difficult but necessary goal

April 21, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla.­­­­­ ­– “Dialysis is a promise unfulfilled,” said Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD, director of the Kidney Research…

Is a backpack a better design for a wearable artificial kidney than a belt?

November 21, 2016
An abstract presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s 2016 Kidney Week suggests that a backpack-like wearable artificial kidney (WAK) device, with rear…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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A Linguistic Analysis of Health Literacy Demands of Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Education Materials

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Winter 2018, Volume 2 Issue 1
Instruments to assess the quality and comprehensibility of printed patient education materials may lack proper…
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Pain Management Update

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This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with information on pain including the physiology and types…
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