Patient and family perspectives on peritoneal dialysis at home: findings from an ethnographic study.

@article{Baillie2015PatientAF,
  title={Patient and family perspectives on peritoneal dialysis at home: findings from an ethnographic study.},
  author={Jessica Baillie and Annette Lankshear},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 1-2},
  pages={222-34}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To discuss findings from an ethnographic study, considering the experiences of patients and families, using peritoneal dialysis at home in the United Kingdom. BACKGROUND Peritoneal dialysis is a daily, life-preserving treatment for end-stage renal disease, undertaken in the patient's home. With ever-growing numbers of patients requiring treatment for this condition, the increased use of peritoneal dialysis is being promoted. While it is known that quality of life is… CONTINUE READING

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