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DCB bests PTA in patency during treatment of arteriovenous fistula lesions

DCB bests PTA in patency during treatment of arteriovenous fistula lesions
September 10, 2019

Sensor-enhanced needle guide among KidneyX Redesign competition winners

August 16, 2019
A sensor-enhanced needle guide, called the JEM device, that may reduce pain and save costs for patients on dialysis was among the 15 winners of the KidneyX Redesign…

Telehealth device to detect thrombosis among winners of KidneyX competition

July 12, 2019
A wearable telehealth device designed to detect thrombosis and clots in vascular access for patients on hemodialysis was awarded $75,000 in funding from the KidneyX…
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Revised KDOQI guidelines call for matching vascular access type with modality choice, patient goals

May 13, 2019
BOSTON — Revisions to guidelines for vascular access placement in the patient with ESKD – the first in 10 years – place a greater emphasis on matching…
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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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Health Literacy: A Long Journey to Brazilian Health Practices

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2018, Volume 2 Issue 3
Studying health literacy was a turning point in my journey as a researcher and health professional. It happened during…
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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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