Buttonhole Cannulation Technique in a Patient with Keloid Scarred Skin on Home Hemodialysis: A Case Study

Buttonhole Cannulation Technique in a Patient with Keloid Scarred Skin on Home Hemodialysis: A Case Study

Identification: nnj_jf11A6
Issue: January-February 2011
Volume: Vol. 38, No. 1
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Goal: To provide an overview of the buttonhold cannulation technique on a patient with keloid scarred skin on home hemodialysis.

Objectives:

  1. Explain why the buttonhole cannulation technique is the recommended and preferred self-cannulation approach for patients on home hemodialysis.
  2. Discuss the process of performing the buttonhole cannulation technique on a patient with extensive keloid scarring on home hemodialysis.


Statement of Disclosure: The author reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.

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