What are the disadvantages of home hemodialysis?

There are a number of disadvantages to home hemodialysis:
  • Space in the home needs to be dedicated to the machine, water system (if needed) and supplies.
  • A dialysis partner must be present while you are on dialysis.
  • Both you and your dialysis partner must take time off work or regular routine to attend training.

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