Goal: To provide an overview of the role of the nephrology nurse undertaking intra-operative hemodialysis during liver transplant.
Explain the rationale behind the use of intra-operative dialysis during liver transplantation.
Discuss the preparation, equipment, and procedure of intra-operative dialysis during liver transplantation.
Describe intra-operative dialysis prescription during liver transplantation.
Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge the support and dedication of the following staff: Hemodialysis Unit Nursing Staff, Operating Theatre Educators, and Maree Jarrett (Liver Transplant Coordinator).
Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.