Tanya Scott MSN, RN, CNN, VA-BC™ reviews the types of infections that affect dialysis patients and emphasize the importance of meticulous infection control practices and share essential recommendations for healthcare providers and patients alike to prevent these infections and safeguard patients' well-being in the high-touch dialysis environment.
Infection Control Today® “Expert PerspectivesTM series titled “Expert Perspectives on the Prevention of Dialysis Related Infections.”
Gail Dewald, BS, RN, CNN
Nephrology Nurse Consultant
San Antonio, Texas
Tanya Scott MSN, RN, CNN, VA-BC™
St Luke’s Health
Experts in dialysis and nephrology discuss the current prevalence of dialysis related infections and provide strategies for their prevention; highlighting sanitation practices and protocols that can be employed to effectively reduce their occurrence.