Elizabeth E Kelman

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Non-dialysis care (NDC) is the provision of all aspects of renal care except for the dialysis process. While the nomenclature may vary, with terms such as 'conservative care', 'maximal conservative management' or 'non-dialytic treatment' having been associated with NDC, the clinical principle is to provide comprehensive care to patients who opt to forgo(More)
Listeria monocytogenes (LM) is one of the rare microorganisms causing peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. We report a sporadic case of peritonitis caused by LM in a young female PD patient with lupus receiving corticosteroid therapy, who presented with abdominal pain, cloudy PD effluent, nausea, and conjunctivitis. The effluent showed a high(More)
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