Medical safety in the care of the person with end-stage kidney disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Much is written about medical safety as it pertains to patients with chronic kidney disease, yet the transition to end-stage kidney disease and processes inherent to the receipt of dialysis present unique safety challenges in this population. Educational efforts in medical safety need to focus on the areas of greatest threat and where intervention can provide the greatest benefit. This study addresses such safety topics in the dialysis population and identifies potential strategies that may aid in harm reduction.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Duronville, JV; Diamantidis, CJ

Published Date

  • March 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 31 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 140 - 148

PubMed ID

  • 29315834

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5839985

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1525-139X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/sdi.12672


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States