More Hospital Readmissions with PD Than In-Center HD

Those on PD have fewer routine clinic visits than those on standard in-center HD. This may help explain why a 10-year study of hospital discharges among 28,026 dialyzors in Canada found that 30-day readmission rates in PD patients were higher (7.1) than for matched patients doing standard in-center HD (6.0). Better care transitions may help.

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