Journal Watch - Remote Monitoring
Benefits of Remote PD Monitoring
Compared to 38 standard care PD patients, 35 who received remote monitoring (RM) for 6 months had better outcomes despite higher Charlson Comorbidity scores. The RM group lived further from the clinic or had mobility issues, but were more satisfied with their care, and they had fewer emergency room visits and nephrology-related hospitalizations.
Read the abstract » | (added 2020-12-10)
Benefits of PD Remote Monitoring
A retrospective study compared two groups of APD patients, one that received remote monitoring (n=38) and one that received routine care (n=35). PD dropout and fluid status were similar between the two groups. But, the remote monitoring group had fewer ER and hospital visits related to kidney disease, especially among those with more comorbidities. Patients also preferred remote monitoring, and were more satisified with their care.
Read the abstract » | (added 2020-09-11)