Majority of Patients Open to Self-Care or Home HD if Trained Properly
A survey of 250 in-center HD patients and 51 nephrologists found that 69% of patients said they were “Likely” or “Very Likely” to consider self-care HD if they received proper training on a new machine designed for patient use. Nephrologists believed patients could do many dialysis tasks, but would not be willing to—responses that did not match what the patients said. Perhaps they should ASK?!
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