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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/dat.20208
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.132-0
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


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.