Increasing home based dialysis therapies to tackle dialysis burden around the world: A position statement on dialysis economics from the 2nd Congress of the International Society for Hemodialysis (pages 53–56)
PHILIP KAM-TAO LI, WAI LUN CHEUNG, SING LEUNG LUI, CHRISTOPHER BLAGG, ALAN CASS, LAI SEONG HOOI, HO YUNG LEE, FRANCESCO LOCATELLI, TAO WANG, CHIH-WEI YANG, BERNARD CANAUD, YUK LUN CHENG, HUI LIN CHOONG, ANGEL L DE FRANCISCO, VICTOR GURA, KAZO KAIZU, PETER G KERR, UN I KUOK, CHI BON LEUNG, WAI-KEI LO, MADHUKAR MISRA, CHEUK CHUN SZETO, KWOK LUNG TONG, KRIANG TUNGSANGA, ROBERT WALKER, ANDREW KUI-MAN WONG, ALEX WAI-YIN YU and on behalf of the participants of THE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON DIALYSIS ECONOMICS in the SECOND CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR HEMODIALYSIS (ISHD 2009)
Article first published online: 23 DEC 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2010.01418.x
The authors compiled a positional statement on dialysis economics from the second congress of the international society for hemodialysis, focusing on promoting home-based dialysis therapies to tackle the dialysis burden. They have added a further statement to urge local health authorities to increase this form of therapy.