Water Treatment for Hemodialysis, Including the Latest AAMI Standards

Water Treatment for Hemodialysis, Including the Latest AAMI Standards


Identification: nnj_nd01A2
Issue: November-December 2001
Volume: Vol. 28, No. 6

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Goal: To describe the function of the majority of the water treatment components used for hemodialysis applications.

Objectives:

  1. List key components in a water treatment system for hemodialysis patients.
  2. Identify clinical manifestations in hemodialysis patients exposed to inadequately purified water or contaminated dialysate.
  3. Discuss issues involved with the maintenance of a water treatment system, the importance of water quality monitoring, and bacterial assays.


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