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Demand grows for dialysis centers

...Barbara Morrison, the decision is simple - dialysis or death. The 75-year-old Aiken...as kidney failure. She must go to a dialysis center three times a week to have toxins...who suffers from high blood pressure. Dialysis centers, though expensive to build and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/22/met_4165.shtml
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Delaying dialysis with low-protein diet

...low protein diet can delay the need for dialysis by nearly a year in people suffering...each year with kidney failure undergo dialysis. The machines operate intravenously...kidneys can no longer remove. While dialysis can help keep patients alive for years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/25/ent_254390.shtml
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Gambro recalls dialysis machines

...additional batch of defective tubing used in dialysis machines has been linked to a new death...on Wednesday to expand its recall of dialysis tubing sold to 280 clinics. Gambro Healthcare notified dialysis clinics to immediately stop using any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/11/ent_230641.shtml
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Dialysis service consolidates facilities

The world's biggest provider of dialysis service is strengthening its position...president of Sherman & Hemstreet. Dialysis clinics are for people whose kidneys do not process waste properly. Dialysis machines remove, purify and re-inject...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/24/bus_266271.shtml
Business
'Fiddler' will help dialysis patients

Having to undergo five hours of dialysis three days a week would hamper anyone's...staging a musical to raise money for dialysis patients who need help paying their basic...year's fundraiser. "When patients are on dialysis, it pretty much limits their ability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/01/aik_102617.shtml
Augusta to get dialysis center

A Nashville-based dialysis company will be teaming up with physicians...Renal Alliance already operates 11 dialysis centers in the Southeast, including...innovative in terms of using modern dialysis practices and were willing to work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/29/met_448774.shtml
Metro
FDA issues warning on dialysis product

...an unapproved product being used to keep lines open in some dialysis units can be deadly if infused into patients. The FDA said...citrate. The FDA said it is urging hospital pharmacies and dialysis units to use a 4 percent citrate solution of citrate. TriCitrasol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/16/tec_287644.shtml
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Fired SC worker accused of putting bleach in dialysis machine

LEXINGTON, S.C. - A former worker at a West Columbia medical clinic accused of putting bleach into a dialysis machine is scheduled to appear at a bond hearing.The hearing is slated for Thursday in a Lexington County courtroom.Deputies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-08-02/fired-sc-worker-accused-putt
Registered Nurse Job in Augusta, Georgia US

...Associates, a national provider of quality dialysis services with the highest retention...hemodialysis patient care on a full time basis. Dialysis experience preferred. Applicant must...Associates recognizes your most recent dialysis experience in calculating your paid...

http://jobview.monster.com/Registered-Nurse-Job-Augusta-GA-US-139478472.aspx
Patient Care Technician Job in Augusta, Georgia US

...Associates, a national provider of quality dialysis services with highest retention rate...basis at our state of the art facility. Dialysis experiencerequired. CCHT preferred...Associates recognizes your most recent dialysis experience in calculating your paid...

http://jobview.monster.com/Patient-Care-Technician-Job-Augusta-GA-US-139478600.a