Reducing Adverse Events
Dialysis patients are at increased risk for infection and other complications associated with common comorbidities. Among the key areas of focus for providers and patients are: reduction of healthcare associated infections, management of current medication lists to ensure patient safety and outcomes, and vaccinations to protect dialysis patients who are immunosuppressed and exposed to the healthcare environment more frequently than the general public.
Safety for Dialysis Patients
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers excellent resources on the patient’s role in his or her own safety when receiving dialysis treatment.