Equipment used to clean individual's blood when one or both kidneys are defective or absent, and to remove excess accumulation of drugs or chemicals in the blood.
More Common Terms
- Osteoporosis A bone and joint condition where bones become extremely brittle. Symptoms include, stooped posture, decrease in height and broken bones.
- Geriatrician A medical specialist who treats older adults. These are generally internal medicine or family practice physicians who have completed additional training and certification.
- Transferring The ability to move in or out of a chair, bed or wheelchair. This is one of the activities of daily living.