Patient experiences and preferences on short daily and nocturnal home hemodialysis.

@article{Xi2013PatientEA,
  title={Patient experiences and preferences on short daily and nocturnal home hemodialysis.},
  author={Wang Xi and Punam Mony Singh and Lori Harwood and Robert M. Lindsay and R. A. Suri and Judith Belle Brown and Louise M. Moist},
  journal={Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={201-7}
}
Quotidian/intensive hemodialysis (short daily and nocturnal) has variable effects on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) as measured by standard HRQOL tools. We sought to understand the perceived benefits and limitations of quotidian dialysis by interviewing patients who had switched from conventional to home quotidian dialysis. We used a qualitative, phenomenological approach to explore the perceived benefits of quotidian dialysis from 10 patients using either short daily or nocturnal… CONTINUE READING

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