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pdf 32x32  Jane Hurst Redsense - White Paper: Issues Related to Detection of Hemodialysis Venous Needle Dislodgement

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pdf 32x32  EU-miljoner för innovation går till Redsense Medical från Halmstad

pdf 32x32  PM ATS Eurostar och Vinnova ger bidrag till Redsense

pdf 32x32Tricia West - Knowledge is Power

pdf 32x32ProPublica - New Study Shows Higher Mortality Risk at For-Profit Dialysis Chains

pdf 32x32ProPublica - In Dialysis, Life-saving Care at great Risk and Cost

pdf 32x32Jane Hurst - A Costly Complication: Venous Needle Dislodgement

pdf 32x32Veteran Affairs announces that Redsense Alarm will be mandatory on patients
ny November 1 2010

pdf 32x32EDTNA newsletter with article on venous needle dislogdement


pdf 32x32Redsense Kallelse Arsstamma 2016 web.pdf

pdf 32x32Assessment of the risk for a serious Venous Needle Dislodgement incident

pdf 32x32 How to minimize the risks - VND

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  1. Atlas of End-Stage Renal Disease in the United States. 2005 Annual Data Report.
  2. Sandroni S. Venous needle dislodgement during hemodialysis: An unresolved risk of catastrophic hemorrhage. Hemodialysis International 2005; 9:102.
  3. 2005/2 EDTNA/ERCA Journal Club Discussion. Visit website.
  4. Ahlmén J, Want B. Evaluation of Redsense for monitoring of vein needle during haemodialysis. A clinical multicenter prospective observation study. 2006-09-05.
  5. National Kidney Disease Education Programme. Visit website
  6. Blagg CR. Home haemodialysis:’home, home sweet,sweet homes!”.Nephrolog 2005:10(3):206-14
  7. Esther Saner et al. Outcome of home haemodialysis patients: a case-cohort study. Nephrol Dial Transplant (2005) 20: 604–610
  8. Ahlmén J, Gydell KH, Hadimeri H, Hernandez I, Rogland B, Strömbom U. Experience with a new safety device during hemodialysis( To be published 2007).
  9. Mactier, R.A & Worth, D. P. Minimising the Risk of Venous Needle Dislodgement during Haemodialysis. The Artery, issue 41, 2007.
  10. Polaschegg H-D. Neglected Safety Aspects in Hemodialysis and Their Related Problems. Hemodialysis Horizons, 2006.
  11. Polaschegg H-D. Venous needle dislodgement: A safety issue. Possible methods for detection and prevention of major blood loss. EDTNA/ERCA Conference, Prague, September 2008.
  12. Patients Safety Advisory; Veteran Health Administration Warning System; Published by VA Central Office; October 21, 2008.
  13. Sandroni S, et al, Catastrofic hemorrage from venous needle dislodgement during hemodialysis, J Am Soc Nephrol 2008: 19, Pub 345.
  14. Jane Hurst, RN, CLNC, EDTNA/ERCA Hamburg conference 2009.
  15. Renal physicians association, US, patient survey 2007
  16. Jane Hurst, RN, CLNC, A costly complication: venous needle dislodgement. Visit Web

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Sep. 18, (2014) Kidney buzz.1 in 5 Dialysis Patients Die Yearly. Needle Dislodgement Turning Deadly Contributes To Statistic "about 1 in 5 Dialysis patients die every year in this country, and many of these deaths are preventable," suggested Personal Injury Lawyer, Mike Ferrara (The Ferrara Law Firm).

Feb. (2013) Michael Morales, CHT, CCHT-A, CCNT, CBNT, Grace Padilla-Kastenberg, MPH, Venous Needle Dislodgement In Dialysis Clinic Settings. A special report.

Axley, B, Speranza-Reid J, Williams H. Nephrology Nursing Journal Nov.-Dec. (2012) Vol. 39, No. 6 435-445. Venous needle dislodgement in patients on hemodialysis.

Fields, R (2010) When Needles Disldoge, Dialysis Can Turn Deadly. ProPublica. Nov. 10, (2010).


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