Discussions

what are some of the methods you will use to enchance net fluid removal in a PD patient?
Resolved Locked Unanswered
1. Maximize the osmotic gradient
a) Higher tonicity dwells
b) Shorter duration dwells
c) Higher dwell volumes
2. Osmotic agent with higher reflection coefficient eg Icodextrin (reflec Coeff = 1.0, glucose reflection coeff = 0.03)
3. Increasing urine output (eg Diuretics)

ref - Daugirdas Handbook.
  • Like
    Like
    Happy
    Love
    Angry
    Wow
    Sad
0
0
0
0
0
0

Participants

Replies (0)
Be the first to reply to this discussion.
Unable to load tooltip content.
ukidneyisup