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Dialysis tips

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, March 20, 2020

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By A.J. Plunkett

Here are some tips from Kathleen Good, MSN, RN, a former surveyor with The Joint Commission and now an associate of Patton Healthcare Consulting, for ensuring you keep patients safe and meet surveyor expectations. Among other areas, Good has expertise in end-stage renal disease and dialysis programs.

Use personal protective equipment

In addition to gloves, staff overseeing dialysis of patients should wear gowns and face protection to protect themselves as needed:

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