Journal Watch - HHD
Home HD Core Curriculum, 2021
COVID-19 and policy changes have revived interest in home HD, so nephrologists need to better understand the therapy. This article focuses on factors in successful training and retention, including benefits, pitfalls, challenges, new equipment, prescriptions, and more.
Read the abstract » | (added 2021-10-13)
Clues to Home HD Retention
Why do people drop out of home HD? A new interview study of 15 current and 10 former patients sheds some light. The study identified five themes, each with a positive and a negative aspect: degree of independence, support, technical aspects, home environment, and attitudes and expectations.
Read the abstract » | (added 2019-03-12)