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  • Skilled Nursing Facility “Home” Dialysis Improves Rehabilitation

    Rehab therapies take time—and so does going off-site for in-center dialysis. Offering more frequent dialysis (MFD) at SNFs saves time. Does it improve PT participation? Yes, finds a new retrospective EMR review study. Compared to 562 in-center HD rehab patients, 92 people who received MFD in their SNF had higher PT participation rates (equivalent to almost 13,000 non-ESRD rehab patients), even though they had significantly more comorbidities.

    Read the abstract » | (added 2023-08-16)

    Tags: Rehabilitation Therapies, Skilled Nursing Facility, MFD, SNF, PT Participation, Comorbidities