Fluid restrictions for dialysis patients often seem unrealistic.  How many times do you find yourself giving the same fluid education to the same patients?  These handouts provide fresh, realistic recommendations to help patients make changes.  This tool kit also provides an easy way for you to track your patient’s average fluid gains between treatments.  The focus isn’t just on fluid, but also includes tips to decrease sodium intake.

This package of tools contains:

  • 3 patient handouts- focusing on limiting sodium to have more manageable IDWG over the weekend, ideas for limiting fluids when it’s hot, and kidney-friendly summer drinks without potassium and phosphorus additives, recipes and tips
  • A pie chart of sources of sodium in the diet (Very illuminating for patients who think they follow a low sodium diet because they don’t add salt to their food but still eat processed foods)  This is great to laminate and use as a visual tool
  • An excel spreadsheet set up to help you track average monthly IDWG and provide your patients with a specific goal of maximum fluid gain between each treatment.  If you aren’t familiar with how to use excel, there are instructions!  Just click on the tab at the bottom of the worksheet labeled “instructions” and it will walk you through how to utilize the worksheet.

Reviews

Average rating: 4.00 out of 5 stars
2 reviews
5 stars
4 stars
2
3 stars
2 stars
1 star
  • Fluid Education

    I think these handouts will be a great tool for my patients! They’re easy to understand and informative.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Help other customers find the most helpful reviews

    Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • New fluid handouts are great

    I received the fluid handouts and found them very helpful. The are colorful, easy to read. They have information that is useful and easy to apply. I am especially happy with the handout on Managing Fluids over the Weekend. Great information for patients

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Help other customers find the most helpful reviews

    Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • You must log in to submit a review.

    You may also like

    $8.95

    Dialysis Summer Fluids Handout and Crossword Puzzle This two-sided handout has 10 tips for staying cool during the summer on the front and a crossword puzzle on the back. Monthly…

    Add To Wish List
    Add to cart

    $8.95

    In addition to diet, fluid status is an important key to each dialysis patient's success. Each treatment they weight in, and out. Our patients hear phrases like "dry weight," and…

    Add To Wish List
    Add to cart

    $8.95

    Navigating the Renal diet is no easy task for the Dialysis patient. As clinicians, it is easy to provide endless amounts of handouts that show lists-on-lists of what not to…

    Add To Wish List
    Add to cart