Definition : Workstations designed to acquire, process, and store digital data related to hemodialysis treatments and equipment. These workstations typically store and process patient and treatment data, send treatment parameters to the hemodialysis machines, and provide complete patient prescription, treatment, and related data. Hemodialysis workstations typically include a high-capacity digital computer, printers, input and output devices, and processors; they usually follow the instructions of specialized software intended for management of hemodialysis procedures. They are frequently installed as a component of or interact with hemodialysis machines and/or hospital information systems; some workstations include capabilities for management of peritoneal dialysis procedures.
Entry Terms : "Hemodialysis Workstations" , "Hemodialysis Treatment Management Modules"
UMDC code : 22510