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Self-cannulation

Bill Peckham, the author of the excellent patient advocacy and home dialysis blog: dialysis from the sharp end of the needle has been on dialysis since 1990 and home dialysis since 2001 where self-cannulates using the buttonhole method….

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Home Dialysis University

The dates and locations for this year’s Home Dialysis University for Fellows have been released. This is a series of courses on home HD and PD aimed at graduating fellows that is sponsored by the ISPD. You can…

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PD University for fellows

I attended a 2-day conference on home dialysis known as “PD University for fellows” sponsored by the International Society for PD (ISPD), Wake Forest University, Baxter and NxStage in Baltimore, MD. This is a free conference for renal…

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Dialysis billing

Why do we write notes in the chart day after day? Why does the chart even exist? In my mind, the main function of the medical chart (and progress notes) is communication: charting allows physicians (and other members…

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