Chapter 5. Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis

  1. Nicola Thomas RN, BSc (Hons), PG Dip (Education), MA1,2
  1. Althea Mahon

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693995.ch5

Advanced Renal Care

Advanced Renal Care

How to Cite

Mahon, A. (2008) Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis, in Advanced Renal Care (ed N. Thomas), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693995.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Research Lead Nurse, SW Thames Renal and Transplantation Unit, St. Helier Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer, City University, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 JUN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405109338

Online ISBN: 9780470693995

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Keywords:

  • peritoneal dialysis;
  • tenckhoff catheter;
  • catheter migration;
  • dialysate flow;
  • exit site care

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • PD Catheters

  • PD solutions

  • Ultrafiltration Failure (UFF)

  • Adequacy of Dialysis

  • Maintenance of Residual Renal Function (RRF)

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Sleep

  • Patient Education

  • The National Service Framework (NSF)

  • Summary