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ASN FAQ re Ebola and dialysis PDF Print
ASN (October 24): Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding Ebola Virus Disease and Dialysis Ebola virus disease (EVD) can result in shock and multiorgan failure, and has been associated with mortality rates exceeding 70%. In many cases, acute kidney injury (AKI) and kidney failure will develop during the disease course. Here, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) provides an overview of considerations for nephrology health professionals who may care for patients infected with Ebola virus.

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ASN FAQ re Ebola and dialysis PDF Print
ASN (October 24): Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding Ebola Virus Disease and Dialysis Ebola virus disease (EVD) can result in shock and multiorgan failure, and has been associated with mortality rates exceeding 70%. In many cases, acute kidney injury (AKI) and kidney failure will develop during the disease course. Here, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) provides an overview of considerations for nephrology health professionals who may care for patients infected with Ebola virus.

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CDC guidlines for dialyzing patients with Ebola virus infection PDF Print
CDC: The purpose of this document is to convey information to hospital-based dialysis providers to help them safely perform renal replacement therapy (hemodialysis) in persons confirmed to have Ebola virus disease (Ebola). Acute renal failure requiring renal replacement therapy can occur in critically ill patients infected with Ebola virus. The recommendations and information below are specific for hemodialysis and should be implemented with the precautions described in the document entitled, "Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Hospitals".

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CDC guidlines for dialyzing patients with Ebola virus infection PDF Print
CDC: The purpose of this document is to convey information to hospital-based dialysis providers to help them safely perform renal replacement therapy (hemodialysis) in persons confirmed to have Ebola virus disease (Ebola). Acute renal failure requiring renal replacement therapy can occur in critically ill patients infected with Ebola virus. The recommendations and information below are specific for hemodialysis and should be implemented with the precautions described in the document entitled, "Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Hospitals".

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Harvard scientists produce insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells on a large scale. PDF Print
Silicon Republic: The team of stem cell researchers led by Dr Doug Melton have produced, for the first time, human insulin-producing beta cells on the massive scale necessary for cell transplantation and pharmaceutical purposes.

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