Effect of a vascular access nurse coordinator to reduce central venous catheter use in incident hemodialysis patients: A quality improvement report

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Abstract

Background: Starting hemodialysis therapy with an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is associated with improved patient survival. Clinical audit showed that less than 50 of our patients started hemodialysis therapy with an AVF.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99 - 106
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Volume53
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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