Preparing for Disasters for Patients on Dialysis
Davis, M. and Kopp, J. (2015). Preparing for Disasters for Patients on Dialysis. Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology. 10(8): 1316–1317.
This literature review highlights lessons learned from disasters across the U.S. The authors highlight reasons for missing dialysis after disasters, the importance of early dialysis (e.g., when a storm such as a hurricane is pending), and preparedness strategies that can be implemented in advance of predictable natural disasters.