Prevalence of CMMSE defined cognitive impairment among peritoneal dialysis patients and its impact on peritonitis

@article{Shea2015PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of CMMSE defined cognitive impairment among peritoneal dialysis patients and its impact on peritonitis},
  author={Yat-Fung Shea and Man-fai Lam and Mi Suen Connie Lee and Ming Yee Maggie Mok and Sing-leung Lui and Terence P S Yip and Wai Kei Lo and Leung Wing Chu and Tak Mao Chan},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Nephrology},
  year={2015},
  volume={20},
  pages={126-133}
}
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) exchange procedure is complex. Patients with cognitive impairment (CI) may require assistance. We studied the prevalence of CI among PD patients, its impact on PD-related peritonitis and the outcome of assisted PD. Cantonese version of Mini-Mental State examination (CMMSE) was performed in 151 patients newly started on PD. Data on… CONTINUE READING