The Importance of Periodic Educational Programs in Augmenting Dialysis Nurses CompetencesJournal: Nursing & Healthcare International Journal (Vol.3, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2019-01-03
Hemodialysis (HD) is a lifesaving procedure which depends largely on effective and healthy vascular access to the patient's circulation. Preservation of veins in both arms is essential as HD is often a life-long commitment for survival. That is why the dialysis vascular access should not be used for routine procedures such as blood sampling, infusions or transfusions; such procedures should be via smaller veins like those in the dorsum of the hand .
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