This checklist and poster helps both patient and providers identify signs of an unhealthy AV fistula. These tools encourage a stop, look, and listen approach before initiating dialysis.
Resources for Facilities
This brochure developed by the Fistula First Breakthrough Initiative (FFBI) helps educate patients about the differences between AVF and AVG.
In an emergency, dialysis patients may not have immediate access to their dialysis treatment. This brochure outlines a 3-day emergency diet plan and supply list to help keep patients healthy in an emergency.
Patient's share their perspective on choosing the best form of vascular access for them.
Handout from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
These stickers were developed for dialysis care providers to wear to stimulate patient/provider conversations about home dialysis.
Patients share their perspectives about treatment options for people with kidney disease.
This brochure provides a high-level explanation of the different choices for home dialysis treatment.
The Forum of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Networks Kidney Patient Advisory Council (KPAC) made The Patient Grievance Process Toolkit to help patients as they work through the Grievance System.
This poster and/or handout describes the rights and responsibilites of ESRD patients. It also provides contact information for Midwest Kidney Network and your State Survey Agency. Download the appropriate copy for your state below.