Reference 2017-41

REF:            2017-41

Subject:        Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies

    

 

Request:

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. My request concerns continuous renal replacement therapy modalities in the intensive care/critical care areas of the hospitals within your Trust.

 

  1. How many machines do you have for continual renal replacement (CRRT) in the intensive care unit/critical care unit?

1.a. Can you split these by manufacturer and age of machine please?

  1. Are you in a contract for your machines, if so when does the contract expire?
  2. How many CRRT treatments were carried out in 2016 (or the latest 12 month period you have data for)?
  3. How many bags of fluid did you use for CRRT in 2016 (or the latest 12 month period you have data for)?
  4. Who is your current manufacturer of fluids for CRRT? And for Vascular access?(double Lumen catheters)
  5. Are you in a contract for fluids, if so, when does this expire and is it linked in with the machine contract?
  6. What was your total spend on CRRT fluids in 2016 (or the latest 12 month period you have data for)?
  7. What was your total spend on CRRT consumables (e.g. consumable sets for the machines) in 2016 (or the latest 12 month period you have data for)?
  8. What is the typical renal dose you prescribe to the patients? (in ml/kg/h)
  9. Are your units using Citrate Anticoagulation? If yes how frequent (in % vs. Heparin).

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2017-41-foi-request-continuous-renal-replacement-therapies [111 kb] PDF

 

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