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Integrating peritoneal and home haemodialysis: a nurse's perspective from a single centre.
Home based dialytic therapy is underutilized in most renal centres. This article describes a nurse led and delivered approach to problem solving from a patient perspective, resulting in an increase in prevalent and incident ...
Tissue-advanced glycation end product concentration in dialysis patients.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Tissue-advanced glycation end products (AGE) are a measure of cumulative metabolic stress. Assessment of tissue AGE by skin autofluoresence (AF) correlates well with cardiovascular outcomes in ...
Development of a trigger tool to detect harm during haemodialysis
Haemodialysis is a widely used renal replacement therapy that is associated with multiple risks for patients. Monitoring of harm associated with haemodialysis is often limited to reporting of critical incidents, which is ...