What is Sepsis? How do I Prevent it?
Checking your Vascular Access
The June issue of Kidney Chronicles features articles on identifying and avoiding sepsis, a serious infection complication, and simple steps for checking an AV fistula or graft daily.
, is published by the Network to help educate and inform patients. Available in both
and Spanish versions, Kidney Chronicles is a two-page, printable document. Please distribute this newsletter to patients, family members and care partners.
Use this newsletter as an opportunity to start a conversation with patients about preventing infections, and the importance of early detection and monitoring of their permanent dialysis access.
Please print copies of Kidney Chronicles (English |Spanish) to distribute to your patients, and encourage them to subscribe for an electronic subscription.
PAC Members/SMEs: Please (if possible) check with your dialysis facility staff to ensure that the Newsletter is available for patients.
Please feel free to forward this e-mail to anyone that you feel would be interested in signing up for an electronic subscription.