Role of APD in compliance with therapy.

  title={Role of APD in compliance with therapy.},
  author={Dominic S. C. Raj},
  journal={Seminars in dialysis},
  volume={15 6},
Lack of compliance with prescribed treatment is an important cause of inadequate dialysis in patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD). The reported prevalence of noncompliance with treatment in PD varies from 5 to 38%. The predictors of noncompliance, its consequences, methods to identify and monitor compliance, differences in frequency between continuous ambulatory PD (CAPD) and automated PD (APD), and management are reviewed. The risk of noncompliance is greater in CAPD than in APD. Noncompliance… CONTINUE READING

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