Assessment and management of the child requiring chronic haemodialysis
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Assessment and management of the child requiring chronic haemodialysis

Elizabeth Wright Clinical Nurse Specialist, Haemodialysis & Plasma Exchange, Dialysis & Transplant Support Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

A child with acute or end stage renal failure requiring haemodialysis has specific needs. This article provides the opportunity for nurses to update their knowledge and understanding of the care needs and psychosocial impact of haemodialysis on the child and family.

Nursing Children and Young People. 16, 7,37-41. doi: 10.7748/paed2004.09.16.7.37.c940