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CRRT Program Development

  • Theresa A. MottesEmail author
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Abstract

Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) is a complex procedural therapy provided to patients for management of acute kidney injury (AKI). The delivery of CRRT requires significant organizational planning, considerations, and coordination of care. The care of these complex patients necessitates an interdisciplinary team approach. The decision to embark on implementing a CRRT program is not limited to deciding about machinery and staff, but encompasses all facets of the delivering the therapy. All processes, big and small, need to be adequately addressed and described prior to implementation. Successful implementation of a CRRT program requires early initiated planning, continuous assessment, and ongoing evaluation of the processes.

Keywords

Continuous renal replacement therapy CRRT Quality improvement Program development Education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Renal ServicesTexas Children’s HospitalHoustonUSA

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