Scribner was Right: Refocusing Dialysis on Rehabilitation and Reduced Symptom Burden
Keynote speaker Jonathan Himmelfarb at the Innovations in Dialysis: Expediting Advances (IDEA) symposium asserts that Belding Scribner had it right: “if the treatment of chronic uremia cannot fully rehabilitate the patient, then the treatment is inadequate.” Dialysis needs to be about more than just removing urea—and there is a disconnect between patients and clinicians about what matters: patients want to “feel good.” Read the article. https://www.healio.com/news/nephrology/20200831/back-to-the-future-speaker-discusses-need-for-innovation-in-dialysis
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