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  • Nephrology Fellows Not Ready for Home Dialysis

    Even nephrology fellows attending home dialysis conferences did not feel prepared to care for PD or home HD patients, finds a small study. Of 110 attendees, 76 (66%) completed a survey about their confidence with regard to management of home dialysis. Most were “moderately” confident about PD principles—though just 11% had seen a PD catheter insertion, and only 3% had initiated a patient on urgent start PD. Most had “low” confidence in their ability to manage home hemodialysis.

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    Tags: Education, Home Dialysis, Nephrology Fellowship