Dealing with Home HD Technology: Patients and Families

An interview study was conducted with 19 home HD patients and carers who successfully used one of five different home HD machines. Respondents believed the machines were safe—but were still scared at first, and learned through mistakes. Machines that guide patients and carers (such as with step by step instructions) and help families communicate better with professionals (such as with remote monitoring) may be helpful.

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