Effective and Safe IV Iron and Anemia Management During Home Hemodialysis: A Dialysis Facility's Experience

Effective and Safe IV Iron and Anemia Management During Home Hemodialysis: A Dialysis Facility's Experience

Identification: nnj_nd05A5
Issue: November-December 2005
Volume: Vol. 32, No. 6

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Goal: To determine the safety of IV iron therapy self-administered during home hemodialysis.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss importance of IV iron in effective anemia management.
  2. Describe a recent analysis examining the safety of IV iron self-administered during home hemodialysis.
  3. Compare the safety profiles of the various IV iron products.
  4. Examine how nephrology nurses can ensure patient safety during hemodialysis and IV iron administration in a home setting.


Note: This article is supported by a financial grant from Watson Pharma, Inc. This article has undergone peer review. The information in this article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of ANNA or the sponsor.

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