FAQs about Dialysis Patients

We’ve just started a new academic year, so now’s a good time to review some uncertainties and myths surrounding the care of dialysis patients. Hey the patient is on chronic dialysis = total kidney failure, therefore iodinated CT contrast is A-Okay? It depends. Residual kidney function (the patient still has urine output) means better outcomes … Read more

Shared Decision Making In Cardiac Care

Shared decision making (SDM) is an approach both patients and clinicians can use to improve patient education and discussion in decision making. Decision aids are tools that promote SDM by improving patient-clinician communication about all treatment options and how the risks and benefits fit with their personal values and preferences. Today, we’ll chat about SDM … Read more