Journal Watch - Independent Hemodialysis
What Makes Home HD Patients Reach for On-Call Support?
A 4-month prospective observational study analyzed the reasons why 58 home HD patients called the on-call nurse or technician. Most calls to nurses were made for clinical issues or machine set-up or alarm questions, some of which required a technician. Most of the technician calls were for machine malfunction, set-up and alarms, or water treatment. Read the abstract.
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