Initiating Dialysis with a Fistula or Graft

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When initiating dialysis for patients with a catheter following recommended infection prevention guidelines can reduce central-line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs), decrease hospital costs, and improve clinical care. This video outlines how to follow these guidelines in your workplace to make care safer.

Video also available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/esrd/dialysiswfistulavid.html

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Kenneth Daniel says:

I do permacath Dialysis. I just got my Av fistula made I hope mine looks ass healthy as his No lumps and discoloring from bad sticks.

juls varshney says:

Nice..
I m a dialysis student

Majd Nashashibi says:

Yes cleaning hands with a ring! applaud

Valeverdex says:

those blue gloves are NOT sterile gloves.

Rashida Hankins says:

This will never happen. You don't have the power

Megha Marwah says:

Nice I'm also a dialysis technician

CleeMariee says:

Those blue exam gloves aren’t sterile…

bdde81 says:

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Rahma Mohammed says:

I can't understand why each fistula at the opposite site of each other? Thanks

Navin Lessing says:

shouldn't there be a local anaesthetic applied before inserting the needles

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