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  • Are In-center Hemodialysis Patients Interested in Self-Care?

    In-center self-care can be a bridge to home hemodialysis. A survey of 91 patients and 31 nurses revealed higher interest among the patients than the nurses (2.43+0.93 vs. 2.19+0.77). Patients also considered themselves to be capable of performing self-care tasks. Greater interest and perceived capability were linked with years of education, patient activation, disease severity, and age.

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    Tags: Renal Dialysis, Self‐care, Self‐management