Clinical trial: Messages from docs upped vaccinations in Black, Latino elders … U.S. Supreme Court sides with insurer on out-of-network dialysis providers … Senators introduce bill to protect seniors’...
DaVita exec skeptical pandemic is receding
May 11, 2022
The chief financial officer for global dialysis provider DaVita Health is throwing cold water on the notion that the COVID-19 pandemic is ending anytime soon.
More frequent dialysis in skilled nursing facilities shortens recovery time: study
Apr 28, 2022
More frequent, shorter dialysis sessions reduced recovery time to one hour or less in 80% of nursing home residents with end-stage renal disease, a new study has found.
Cardiovascular mortality down among dialysis patients
Apr 19, 2022
Greater declines seen for myocardial infarction, stroke, and pulmonary embolism among dialysis patients than general population
Specialists propose new framework for dialysis decisions in the elderly
Mar 22, 2022
Older, frail patients with kidney failure may benefit from a new approach to dialysis discussions that supports a deferred decision, experts say.
Advocacy group urges more flexible in-home dialysis rules
Mar 17, 2022
Innovative Kidney Care says the severe nursing shortage is making it difficult for patients to move from facility-based dialysis to home dialysis.
Antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 wanes among dialysis patients
Dec 15, 2021
Prebreakthrough index RBD values of <10 and 10 to <23 associated with increased odds of breakthrough infection versus value of ≥23
For dialysis recipients, antibody response lowest with Ad26.COV2.S
Oct 27, 2021
Patients receiving attenuated adenovirus vaccine more likely to have no seroconversion, no detectable or diminished IgG response
Clinical Daily briefs for Monday, Oct. 25
Oct 25, 2021
Family Service Society takes Gold for use of COVID-19 screening technology … Antibiotics used in dialysis patients linked with sudden cardiac death … CDC: COVID vaccine recipients have lower non-COVID-19...
Changing the paradigm of dialysis in nursing homes
Aug 31, 2021
Dialysis can no longer be business as usual. While many may feel that we live in a post-pandemic society, we have data to suggest otherwise, as there have been spikes across the nation, mostly from a...