The 26-item Home Dialysis Care Experience instrument assesses patient-reported experiences with peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis.
Age was an important factor in the humoral response, regardless of chronic medical conditions.
Lack of timely referrals to nephrologists contribute to racial and ethnic disparities in kidney disease care.
Monitoring weight changes and intervening early in patients with CKD, especially those in advanced stages, are warranted, according to investigators.
More infections came as hospitals experienced high numbers of COVID-19 admissions
Patients in eKidneyCare group had fewer total medication discrepancies and a reduction in severity of discrepancies.
Patient characteristics, such as dialysis use and diabetes status, appeared to be influential factors.
The authors reported that 25 of the total 233 patients included in the study experienced a bleeding event.
Symptoms of restless legs syndrome, muscle cramping, fatigue improved; and reduction seen in Beck Depression Inventory score
The American Society of Nephrology and the the National Kidney Foundation are among the organizations applauding the Biden Administration’s March 25 announcement of a partnership to provide COVID-19 vaccines directly to dialysis clinics.