On the road again. Free travel guide for dialysis patients.
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This brochure helps people who are on dialysis make travel plans and arrangements for dialysis away from home.
The brochure, written in a question and answer format, explains the basics of traveling, the importance of advance planning, how to find out where dialysis centers are located, cost and payment considerations, the need for flexibility, sending medical records, handling the emotional stresses of dialyzing in a strange setting, and considerations for patients using Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD).
The brochure also briefly explains the Patient Travel Service, a free referral program using a continuing updated database of dialysis providers worldwide.
Number of pages : 9.
This brochure is available from Patient Travel Service, Fresenius Medical Care North America. Two Ledgemont Center, 95 Hayden Avenue, Lexington, MA 02173 (800) 634-6254 or (781) 402-9000 Ext. 6583. Fax (781) 402-9707. PRICE: Single copy free NIDDK Reference Collection