Let's Empower Patients with the Choice of Self-Cannulation!

Lewis, Catherine (Cate); Rabetoy, Christy Price
March 2005
Nephrology Nursing Journal;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p225
Academic Journal
Shares the experiences of a nephrology nurse with cannulation techniques. Opinion on patients who inserted their own needles; Suggestions on self-cannulation.


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