Support for Home Peritoneal Dialysis: What Does a Care Partner Do?

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) doesn't usually require a care partner, but it can be a big help. You can decide how to share tasks with your loved one, including:

  • Organizing and ordering supplies
  • Setting up the machine
  • Keeping treatment logs
  • Taking vital signs
  • Caring for catheter access
  • Connecting catheter


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