Making Dialysis Safer: Simple tools to protect patients from bloodstream infections

Author: Priti Patel, MD MPH Medical Officer CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion While undergoing dialysis, patients have a lot on their minds. The last thing they need to worry about is getting a bloodstream infection in the process. In th...

Author: Priti Patel, MD MPH Medical Officer CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion While undergoing dialysis, patients have a lot on their minds. The last thing they need to worry about is getting a bloodstream infection in the process. In the United States, more than 370,000 people receive long-term hemodialysis. Infection is a leading cause […]

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