What is Home Hemodialysis HHD?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Hemodialysis

Home hemodialysis (HHD), is the provision of hemodialysis in the home. Studies show that HHD improves patients' sense of well-being; the more they know about and control their own treatment the better they are likely to do on dialysis.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Home Hemodialysis HHD

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1 patient evaluation for Home Hemodialysis HHD

Feb 17, 2011 (Started Sep 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for kidney transplant)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The burden on the care giver is tremendous. It is difficult, but worth the improvement i health and readiness for transplant

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