Be sure to share this information with your family and friends, so they can speak for you if you’re unable to tell the doctors and nurses yourself.
Leave your name and say that you’re going to the hospital. Let the doctor know which hospital.
Give them the name and phone number of your doctor and your center.
Tell the hospital that you need:
If you go to the hospital, make sure everyone there knows you have dialysis treatments. Make sure they communicate with your kidney doctor and dialysis center.
Mikie, a Satellite social worker, walks you through the things you should know about going to the hospital and what should happen for a safe return to your regular dialysis schedule.Learn about hospital stays
A healthy life on dialysis means always learning, always improving. Listen to these stories of real patients and their stays in the hospital.
The hospital staff realizes Mrs. Calla is on dialysis and makes sure she gets the special care she needs.
Mr. Lamm is welcomed back to his dialysis center after a hospital stay.