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Welcome to the ICU. This is not an atypical picture of what you can expect here. This patient is on multiple drips (intravenous infusions seen on the IV pumps behind this lovely machine) and having renal insufficiency. This device is called the CVVH or CVVHD machine meant to act as your kidneys and provide slow dialysis at the bedside for patients who are not hemodynamically ( meaning if their vital signs like blood pressure, heart rate, breathing etc) stable.

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