Temporary hemodialysis catheter placement by nephrology fellows: implications for nephrology training.

@article{Clark2013TemporaryHC,
  title={Temporary hemodialysis catheter placement by nephrology fellows: implications for nephrology training.},
  author={Edward G Clark and Michael E. Schachter and Andrea Palumbo and G. Knoll and Cedric Edwards},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2013},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={474-80}
}
The insertion of temporary hemodialysis catheters is considered to be a core competency of nephrology fellowship training. Little is known about the adequacy of training for this procedure and the extent to which evidence-based techniques to reduce complications have been adopted. We conducted a web-based survey of Canadian nephrology trainees regarding the… CONTINUE READING