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Renal Replacement Unit
Nursing Service

Renal Replacement Unit

RENAL REPLACEMENT UNIT – OUT PATIENT

 

The Davao Doctors Renal Replacement Unit (DDRRU) provides hemodialysis treatment to patient with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) that requires renal replacement therapy.

The main unit (OUT-PATIENT) is located on the 4th floor of the Oncology building. It is equipped with state of the art Water Treatment Facility and high end Hemodialysis Machines that provides efficient and safe dialysis therapy. The unit performs Conventional hemodialysis and Hemodiafiltration (HDF) on-line hybrid dialysis. It is staffed by nurses and hemodialysis technicians who are fully trained to render excellent renal nursing care. A full time physician on duty (POD) provides clinical management to the patients in the whole duration of the operating hours, they also served as the onsite consultation liaison of the Attending Nephrologists. The unit also works closely with other interdisciplinary team, the Nutrition and Dietetics office provides free one on one dietary counselling, the Bariatric and Metabolic Center provides body composition analysis, the Social Services office also coordinates financial assistance source to the patients.

The patients who are under the care of a nephrologist and residing within Davao City, neighboring cities and regions and even other countries can access the service of DDRRU with a referral from their attending Nephrologist.

The unit is also linked to other renal management units, the peritoneal dialysis (PD) unit which offers pre-PD self-care training sessions, PD site dressing and troubleshooting. The Kidney transplantation (KT) unit offers comprehensive coordination from pre-KT to post KT donor and recipient care management. It advocates the cadaveric and living donor transplantation and operates with strong affinity to the hospitals’ ethical standards and government regulations in organ transplantation.

 

RENAL REPLACEMENT UNIT – IN PATIENT

The In-Patient Dialysis Unit is located on the second floor of the Main Hospital Building. It provides comprehensive hemodialysis therapy such as Conventional Hemodialysis, Slow Low Efficient Dialysis (SLED), HDF online dialysis and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) to all admitted patients with End Stage Renal Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease or Acute Kidney Disease. The unit is designed to accommodate constant patient observation, monitoring, and timely intervention to prevent further complications. A full time Resident Physician is available round the clock to render medical consultation and management. The nurses are equipped with special skills in assessing and accessing the vascular access. The unit is open for 24 hours to accommodate emergency dialysis.

 

In - Patient Dialysis Unit

Location and Contact Details

2nd floor, Main Hospital Building

Contact number: 222-8000 local 7327

 

Operating hours:

24 hours (Monday-Sunday)

 

Linked Units:

Peritoneal Dialysis Unit

4th floor Oncology Building

Contact Number: 222-8000 Loc. 7121

Monday-Friday (8am-5pm)

 

Kidney Transplant Unit

4th floor Oncology Building

Contact Number: 222-8000 Loc. 7121

Monday-Friday (8am-5pm)

 

Peritoneal Dialysis

Out - Patient Dialysis Unit

  • Office Hours:
    5 am – 10 pm (Monday-Saturday)
  • Contact Info:
    222-8000 local 7118, 7211
  • Location:
    4th floor, Oncology Building