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CLINICAL PRACTICE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 33-34

Peritoneal dialysis practice during the Coronavirus 2019 pandemic


Senior Consultant and Head, Department of Nephrology, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. K C Prakash
Apollo Hospitals, 21, Greams Lane, Off Greams Road, Chennai - 600 006, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jrnm.jrnm_16_20

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During COVID-19 pandemic. the practice of peritoneal dialysis is better understood as dealing with behaviour, management, and prevention of infection in end-stage-renal-disease. Adequate supplies should be stocked for at least 2 to 3 weeks in case of quarantine or break in supply chain due to transport breakdown. This article briefly covers acute PD in COVID patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) stable PD patients in pandemic (not infected) an PD patients with COVID infection.


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