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==Source==
 
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Tintinalli
 
  
 
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Revision as of 06:14, 12 December 2014

Differential Diagnosis

Dialysis Complications

AV Fistula Complications

Peritoneal Dialysis Complications

Peritonitis

Background

  • Most common complication
  • Presentation no different from other causes of peritonitis

Diagnosis

  • Send dialysate fluid for cell count, Gram stain, cx (if available)
    • Cell count >100 w/ >50% neutrophils most c/w infection

Treatment

  • Can add [[antibiotic] to the dialysate if possible (parenteral abx not required)

Source