By Lawrence E. Stam
No matter if you're a newly clinically determined sufferer with continual kidney sickness, or have a chum or relative present process kidney dialysis, this e-book deals support. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Kidney Dialysis supplies authoritative, functional solutions in your questions about kidney dialysis, together with practise, foodstuff, problems, and holding a fit way of life. Insider guidance and suggestion are given from either physicians and genuine sufferers making this publication is a useful source for the 20 million americans dealing with the actual and emotional turmoil of this sickness.
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It is difficult to decide which therapy is best. Initially, most patients are treated with hemodialysis at a dialysis center. At the hemodialysis center, the dialysis is performed by the dialysis staff. This allows the patient to get used to the hemodialysis treatment, learn about their diet and medications, and grow stronger. The adjustment to dialysis is both physical and emotional. The dialysis staff will help with this adjustment. Other patients in the dialysis center are able to provide support and advice because they have had to cope with a similar adjustment in the past.
Peritoneal dialysis has also benefited by modern technological advances. QXD 6/15/09 1:56 PM Page 48 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT KIDNEY DIALYSIS Better tubing and connection systems have decreased the rate of infection. Peritoneal dialysis machines or cyclers that automatically perform dialysis benefited from microprocessors. Computers have made dialysis better and safer. The improvement in medical care has helped older patients receive dialysis treatments. Better cardiac care including coronary artery bypass surgery, coronary angioplasty and stent placement, and implantable defibrillators have improved the life expectancy and quality of elderly patients’ lives.
Home hemodialysis patients usually come to the dialysis unit every month. Home visits are useful to help optimize the dialysis treatments. QXD 6/15/09 1:56 PM Page 31 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT KIDNEY DIALYSIS 20. Who will be on dialysis with me at the dialysis center? Since 1980, patients aged 45 to 64 years have accounted for about 40% of the patients on dialysis. This statistic is due to the aging of the baby boom generation. 8 years. There are few patients younger than 18 and older than 90 years of age.