Being prepared in the event of a disaster is important, especially for dialysis patients. This section has a number of resources to help you prepare.
- Emergency Preparedness Information for Dialysis Patients booklet: For a full description of what to do during an emergency, please download this PDF document. We recommend printing a copy to have available in case a disaster occurs. This package includes forms that you can fill out to record important, personalized information that is useful to have during an emergency (e.g., your doctor’s contact information, details about your medications, etc.).
Below are forms from the Emergency Preparedness booklet that can be individually printed and filled out:
Kidney Patient Emergency Information Forms
- Planning for Disaster Patient Wallet Cards: A wallet card contains information for emergency responders and patients, including emergency renal diet info. See your healthcare provider to obtain one or print your own. (Make sure print settings are set to "actual size")
- Emergency disconnect procedures for home dialysis patients. Print a copy of the emergency disconnect procedures for your machine:
- Graft of Fistula: