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
Myths about Peritoneal Dialysisby
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
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...
A day off from dialysisby
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 sessionby
: 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...