Ana Elizabeth Prado Lima Figueiredo

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Department of Medicine and Therapeutics,1 Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,2 Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Faculdade de Enfermagem, Nutrição e Fisioterapia,3 Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences,4(More)
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics,1 Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,2 Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Faculdade de Enfermagem, Nutrição e Fisioterapia,3 Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences,4(More)
Faculdade de Enfermagem, Nutrição e Fisioterapia,1 Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Department of Nephrology,2 Serdang Hospital, Jalan Puchong, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia; Sheffield Kidney Institute,3 Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, United Kingdom; Nephrology,4 Princess Alexandra Hospital,(More)
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics,1 Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,2 Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Department of Nephrology,3 Hospital Privado and Catholic University, Cordoba, Argentina; Department of Renal Medicine and Transplantation,4 Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK;(More)
OBJECTIVE To survey nurses around the world about current practices for peritoneal dialysis (PD) home training programs. DESIGN Random sampling of nurses to complete a written survey from the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis Nursing Liaison Committee. SETTINGS United States, Canada, South America (Brazil, Columbia), The Netherlands, Hong(More)
Compliance with the prescribed exchanges in peritoneal dialysis (PD) is important to dialysis success. In the present study, we used measurement of supply inventories to determine compliance by PD patients with the prescribed bag exchanges. We performed home supply inventories by telephone with 30 stable PD patients. Patients who performed at least 90% of(More)
BACKGROUND Ideal training methods that could ensure best peritoneal dialysis (PD) outcome have not been defined in previous reports. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the impact of training characteristics on peritonitis rates in a large Brazilian cohort. METHODS Incident patients with valid data on training recruited in the Brazilian(More)
Being aware of controversies and lack of evidence in peritoneal dialysis (PD) training, the Nursing Liaison Committee of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) has undertaken a review of PD training programs around the world in order to develop a syllabus for PD training. This syllabus has been developed to help PD nurses train patients(More)