Effectiveness of home visits to pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients.

@article{Ellis2012EffectivenessOH,
  title={Effectiveness of home visits to pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients.},
  author={Eileen N. Ellis and Christine K Blaszak and Sherida Wright and Andrea Van Lierop},
  journal={Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={419-23}
}
Home visits by trained personnel to patients undergoing home dialysis are required, but little is reported about the effectiveness of such home visits. We retrospectively reviewed home visits to 22 pediatric patients undergoing continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis (PD) at home. A trained dialysis nurse completed each home visit. An average of 1.5 pertinent dialysis findings and 1 pertinent medication finding was noted for each home visit to these patients. The interdisciplinary dialysis team… CONTINUE READING