The danger of hemorrhage is high.
It cannot correct severe imbalances.
It is a time consuming method of treatment.
The risk of contracting hepatitis is high.
Encourage the removal of serum urea.
Force potassium back into the cells.
Add extra warmth into the body.
Promote abdominal muscle relaxation.
Bleeding is expected with a permanent peritoneal catheter
Bleeding indicates abdominal blood vessel damage
Bleeding can indicate kidney damage.
Bleeding is caused by too-rapid infusion of the dialysate.
Limit the client’s visitors
Monitor the client’s blood pressure
Pad the side rails of the bed
Keep the client NPO.
To relieve the pain of gastric hyperacidity
To prevent Curling’s stress ulcers
To bind phosphorus in the intestine
To reverse metabolic acidosis.
“I’ll take it every four (4) hours around the clock.”
“I’ll take it between meals and at bedtime.”
“I’ll take it when I have a sour stomach.”
“I’ll take it with meals and bedtime snacks.”
MOM can cause magnesium toxicity
MOM is too harsh on the bowel
Metamucil is more palatable
MOM is high in sodium
Providing all needed teaching in one extended session.
Validating frequently the client’s understanding of the material.
Conducting a one-on-one session with the client.
Using videotapes to reinforce the material as needed.
High carbohydrate. high protein
High calcium. high potassium. high protein
Low protein. low sodium. low potassium
Low protein. high potassium
Is relatively low in cost
Allows the client to be more independent
Is faster and more efficient than standard peritoneal dialysis
Has fewer potential complications than standard peritoneal dialysis