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What is renal dialysis?
A technique for "filtering" the blood of its toxic wastes.
What are the two types of dialysis?
- Peritoneal Dialysis
What is peritoneal dialysis?
Large amounts of specially formulated dialysis fluid are infused into and out of the abdominal cavity.
What is hemodialysis?
Pt. blood circulates through a dialysis machine that functions in the same way as the kidneys.
What is hemataschezia?
Blood in stool
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