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Important questions about preparation

General questions

  • Should I document my treatment parameters?
  • Do I have to pay special attention to food and drink? 
  • Who can I turn to if I am not feeling well? 

Questions for patients starting peritoneal dialysis (PD)

  • How should I care for the peritoneal dialysis catheter?
  • How can I recognize peritonitis?
  • How can I recognize an infection of the catheter exit site?
  • How often will I need to come to the dialysis center? 

Questions for patients starting hemodialysis (HD)

  • What is a permanent vascular access for hemodialysis?
  • What is a dialysis needle? 

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