Importance of home visits in peritoneal dialysis


Kazancioglu R. , OZTURK S., Yücel L., GUVENC S., EKIZ S., DOGAN S.

DIALYSIS & TRANSPLANTATION, vol.37, no.4, pp.132-0, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/dat.20208
  • Title of Journal : DIALYSIS & TRANSPLANTATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.132-0

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a treatment option that enables patients to perform dialysis in their own homes without being separated from social life. This study assessed the training provided by the PD unit to patients practicing self-treatment at home.