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Peritoneal dialysis

Avril Redmond Clinical education facilitator, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Elizabeth Doherty PD nurse specialist, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Peritoneal dialysis has much to offer patients with chronic renal failure who wish to manage their care and live relatively independent lives. The authors discuss different peritoneal dialysis treatments, patient selection, benefits and the management of potential complications.

Nursing Standard. 19, 40, 55-65. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.06.19.40.55.c3893

Correspondence

avril.redmond@bch.n-i.nhs.uk capd.trainingunit@bch.n-i.nhs.uk

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