Journal Watch - Intensified Hemodialysis
Nocturnal HD in Children
There are very few studies of the impact of intensified hemodialysis regimens (days/hours) on children. This review addresses implementation challenges.
Read the abstract » | (added 2020-03-16)
Barriers to Intensive HD in Pediatrics
Why don’t more people choose intensive hemodialysis? Responses to a survey by 134 of the 221 pediatric dialysis centers in the International Pediatric Dialysis Network found that more than 2/3 were aware of evidence supporting the benefits of intensive HD and half believed it produced the best outcomes (just 2% favored conventional HD). Key barriers included lack of funding and staff, with lack of expertise and motivation as minor factors. Read the abstract.
Read the abstract » | (added 2017-11-13)