What is a renal unit in hospital?

The Renal Medicine Department diagnoses and treats patients with diseases of the kidneys. Treatments we offer for kidney failure are haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and kidney transplantation.

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What does Rau mean in hospital?

Renal assessment unit
Renal assessment unit (RAU)

Which doctor looks after kidneys?

Nephrologists, or kidney doctors, study the kidneys and any diseases that affect them. They complete 2 more years of training after medical school and residency. If your primary care or family doctor thinks your kidneys aren’t working well, they may send you to a nephrologist.

What does Rau stand for?


Acronym Definition
RAU Recurrent Aphthous Ulcer (medical disorder)
RAU Register in Use Already
RAU Rand Afrikaans University (South Africa)
RAU Received and Understood

What is the Rapid Assessment Unit?

AMRAU is a unit where Medical patients transfer directly from the Emergency Department following referral by an Acute Medical Physician and Senior Nurse.

What’s the difference between urologist and urology?

Urology is considered a surgical specialty, but urologists do much more than perform surgical procedures. Many urologists are in general practice and can treat a variety of urologic conditions. Other urologists have a specialty in a certain area, like urologic cancer, male infertility, or pediatric urology.

What is the difference between urologist and nephrologist?

To summarize, nephrologists specifically treat diseases that affect the kidneys and their ability to function, such as diabetes or kidney failure. Urologists treat conditions of the urinary tract, including those that can be affected by the kidneys such as kidney stones and obstruction.