Nurse-Sensitive Indicators and Patient Transition Safety in Outpatient Hemodialysis Units
Repository Posting Date2017-07-27T17:33:23Z
Author DetailsCharlotte Thomas-Hawking, PhD - School of Nursing, Division of Nursing Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationXi
Other Title(s)Improving Nursing Care and Outcomes for Patients Living With End-Stage Renal Disease [Symposium]
Level of EvidenceN/A
Globally, two million patients are undergoing hemodialysis for end-stage renal disease. Hemodialysis patients have higher morbidity and mortality associated with adverse events and a complex treatment regimen. This symposium explores patient, provider, and system factors that can be leveraged to decrease adverse events, readmission, and improve symptom management and quality-of-life.