Exploring the challenges of living with peritoneal dialysis

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Peritoneal dialysis and home dialysis constitute two options for those living with chronic kidney disease. This article looks at the lived experiences of individuals taking part in a qualitative study and the subsequent themes that emerged. Significant themes include lifestyle adjustments, such as changes to diet and socialising, as well as psychological and emotional implications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-178
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Renal Nursing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2015


  • renal services
  • Dietetic services
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • patient perceptions
  • Patient-centred care
  • therapeutic relationship
  • clinical practice
  • patient experience


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