Peritoneal Dialysis in Austere Environments: An Emergent Approach to Renal Failure Management

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Currently used by an estimated 196,000 patients worldwide, Peritoneal Dialysis is heralded for its ease of initiation, conservation of resources, and efficacy. PD is also the most suitable modality for serving patients in austere environments. From emergent initiation following natural disasters to routine use in non-austere settings, PD has become a keystone in managing renal insufficiency worldwide.

 

Western Journal of Emergency Medicine

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5942023/

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