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  • Posted in: Acute Care SPN

    2 hours is the rule of thumb I have always been told too. In addition to electrolyte shifts and fluid shifting… I also learned that white blood cells can also sequester in the lungs and throw off your diff readings. ------------------------------...

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    Massive Fistula

    Posted in: Hemodialysis SPN

    Hello, I have a problem that has been bothering me for years and am wondering if this is being seen elsewhere in the country. I have at least 3 patients with MASSIVE AV fistulae usually a Brachio Chephalic make up. All 3 that I am thinking of...

  • Posted in: Hemodialysis SPN

    You will want to follow KDOQI guidelines for catheter site dressing changes. You can go to their website to pull it up so you can print it as a reference for developing your policy and procedure, I've provided the link below. KDOQI states you must...

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