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Dialysis

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term620124
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 03/11/2016
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termAn artificial method of removing waste products and water from the blood as well as regulating levels of circulating chemicals. There are two main forms of dialysis: haemodialysis, which occurs outside the body via a machine; and peritoneal dialysis, which occurs inside the patient's body via the lining of the abdominal cavity.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare 2015. Chronic kidney disease definitions. Viewed 30 September 2015, <http://www.aihw.gov.au/ckd/definitions/>.

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Acute renal dialysis unit indicator Health, Standard 03/11/2016
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Establishment—acute renal dialysis unit indicator Health, Standard 03/11/2016
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Establishment—acute renal dialysis unit indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 03/11/2016
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Establishment—maintenance renal dialysis centre indicator Health, Standard 03/11/2016
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Establishment—maintenance renal dialysis centre indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 03/11/2016
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Maintenance renal dialysis centre indicator Health, Standard 03/11/2016
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

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