Clinical Practice Guideline Peritoneal Dialysis in Adults and Children Authors: Dr Graham Woodrow - Chair onsultant Nephrologist, St James’s University Hospital Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Merit’s line of Flex-Neck Adult, Adolescent and Pediatric Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters have an internal diameter (ID) that is 35% larger than some competitive catheters. Infant catheters are available in one and two cuff configurations. Each catheter kit contains a .
Adult Peritoneal Dialysis Patients Standing Orders. 1. Dry Weight. Dry Weight Evaluations to be performed during peritoneal home dialysis training and four times yearly, Peritoneal Adequacy Testing and as needed. 2. Peritoneal Access. a. NEW PERITONEAL ACCESS CARE Begin 3 to 10 days post PD access placement or externalization. i. This section describes the findings for adult peritoneal dialysis patients for selected CPMs and other quality indicators related to adequacy of peritoneal dialysis, anemia management, and serum albumin. Each of these sections is further broken down into 3 parts.
Adult inpatients and outpatients with mild to severe renal impairment or end stage renal disease, including those receiving intermittent hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis (i.e., continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis or continuous cycler peritoneal dialysis). 2. Peritoneal dialysis requires the placement and maintenance of a catheter that extends from the surface into the peritoneal cavity. The catheter exit site, tunnel, and peritoneum are prone to bacterial infection, which can cause morbidity and result in catheter removal.