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Kidney Care UK is the United Kingdom’s leading kidney patient support association, providing practical, financial and emotional support for renal patients and their families. It campaigns to...
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A vascular access is required in order to have hemodialysis. The three most common types of vascular access are: an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) created by joining a vein and an artery, usually...
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29 Apr 2019
What You Should Know if You Have a Hemodialysis Catheter
A Central Venous Catheter (CVC) is a soft flexible tube that is placed into a large vein, usually in the chest. It...
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18 Feb 2019
How Dialysis Nurses can Help Hemodialysis Patients with Self Cannulation
As a hemodialysis nurse, you have probably performed cannulation on hundreds of hemodialysis patients. But, did you...
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13 Feb 2019
National Kidney Federation: By Renal Patients for Renal Patients
The National Kidney Federation (NKF) is the largest kidney patient association in the United Kingdom. The NKF...
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30 Jan 2019
Kidney Care News to Know
Multiple Comorbidities Increases Risk of Early Dialysis InitiationPatients who have CKD along with other...
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16 Jan 2019
An Alternative Natural Vascular Access Graft
A working vascular access is the lifeline for a hemodialysis patient. It is also an Achilles heel, for when it...
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02 Jan 2019
Controlling Life Threatening Bleeds (LTB) from Arteriovenous Fistulas or Grafts
Life-threatening bleeds (LTB) from arteriovenous fistulas or grafts are significant bleeds which are not stopped...
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31 Dec 2018
How Your Team Can Help Resolve Dialysis Non-Adherence
As a healthcare professional, you know your treatment plans are only as powerful as your patients’ commitment....
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10 Dec 2018
Telehealth in Kidney Care: What You Need to Know
In February, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 was signed into law, expanding Medicare reimbursement for a small...
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