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When you say home dialysis, are you referring to home hemodialysis or Peritoneal dialysis? If you follow all the precautions, there is absolutely no reason for the chances of infection to be higher. Home
Q & A: Peritoneal Dialysis contracting & holiday entitlements by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Q: I have been asked to contact you regarding concerns over peritoneal dialysis contracting... through the Procurement Hub with the aim of achieving the best results from contracting for dialysis consumables...
Q & A: Dialysis away from base (DAFB) by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Q: Dear Donal, for some time there has been difficulty with funding of Dialysis Away From Base... due to the current financial climate, and with the imminent arrival of payment by results (PbR) for dialysis, funding...
Six years of normalcy - Peritoneal Dialysis Part 5 by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven . For some reason however, the efficiency of the dialysis had reduced. The amount of water that was being removed... but fairly well controlled by oral pain killers. But this time, for some reason, on the way back home...
Myths about Peritoneal Dialysis by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) is a form of dialysis that can be done at home, has fewer diet and fluid restrictions and offers an excellent quality of life. If you were to ask me which dialysis modality...
Am I really hooked to dialysis? by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven A few months back I switched to seven days a week dialysis as opposed to taking Sundays off. The reason was simple. Weekends, I generally have little to do. I don't go to work. I usually eat out or...
Why the portable dialysis machine can't be brought to India by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven A few friends have wondered why the portable dialysis machine cannot be shipped to India. There are a couple of reasons. One, the System One is not yet permitted to be sold outside the US. Aditya...
A day off from dialysis by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven there shouldn't be a day off for dialysis too! For some reason, however, we all take a day...Most (all?) people on daily dialysis, whether the short version or the nocturnal version take a day...
Key to a perfect dialysis session by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven : if someone is sleeping on dialysis, unless you have a compelling reason to do so, DON'T WAKE HIM UP! ...! These things never worked for me. The main reason for this was that the rate at which blood was being pulled...
With Heparin on Dialysis, you need to strike a balance by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven First off, why do we use heparin during dialysis? During dialysis, as you might be aware... from dialysis for a bit and think about what happens to your blood when you get cut and blood oozes...

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