Book/Report

Patient Safety in Dialysis Access.

Davidson I; Widmer MK; Nolen B; Ross J; Slakey DP; Glazer S; Saint L; Shenoy S; Lazarides M; Georgiadis G; Argyriou C; Malik J; Kudlicka J; Tesar V; Linhart A; Malovrh M; Paparella M; Martina V; Rizzo MA; Gallieni M; Polakovič V; Lopot F; Roy-Chaudhury P; Verma A; Schwappach D; Schweiger A; Trevino S; Marschall J; Seidl C; Eberle B; Sessa C; De Lambert A; Pirvu A; Palacin P; Pichot O; Shemesh D; Olsha O; Goldin I; Danin S; Slakey DP; Tordoir JH; van Loon M; Vogt B; von Tengg-Kobligk H; Kara L; Klink T; Khanicheh E; Heverhagen JT; Böhm IB; Widmer LW; Schmidli J; Wyss TR.

Patients with chronic kidney failure are at high risk for adverse events from treatment errors. This publication raises awareness of safety in end-stage renal disease care, explores factors specific to this setting that contribute to failure, and describes techniques for clinicians to reduce risk of errors.