Welcome to the non-profit Medical Education Institute's Home Dialysis Central blogspot! This page is an umbrella under which Home Dialysis Central staff and guests can share their perspectives about home therapies and what we need to do to raise their profile and enable more people to use them. We'd like your comments as well! Bookmark our site and like us on Facebook! Help us tell the world about home dialysis.
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That Strange Dialysis Conundrum - Selection bias .. 'Cherry picking' .. or Optimum HD for those who can
Dialysis – indeed, the whole modality realm of renal replacement – presents us with a strange conundrum.
Published on 10/02/2014 by Dr. John Agar
Tags: discussion, information, education, care, patients,
How Much PD Training Is Enough?
If you’re a PD training RN, have you ever asked yourself whether you have provided enough training to assure that your patients understand why you want them to follow the steps you taught them in preparing for and performing their exchanges?
Published on 07/10/2014 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW
Tags: training, teaching, discussion,
The Twelve Days Of Dialysis
A Group Composing Effort - By Members of the Dialysis Discussion Uncensored Facebook Group
Published on 12/23/2013 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Tags: discussion, lifestyle,
Recently, a nurse had an exchange with our members that still has me shaking my head, due to her out-and-out rudeness and refusal to acknowledge that she might not know everything, and dialysis consumers have expertise of their own.
Published on 12/06/2013 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Tags: discussion, patient, nurse, respect,