CAPD Peritonitis Guidelines

This is the statewide WA Home Dialysis Program (WAHDIP) Guideline for the treatment of peritoneal dialysis related peritonitis.

Note – At SCGH all patients should be discussed with a PD Nurse ASAP (07:00-20:30 on DECT 6881; afterhours via G63 Coordinator on Ext. 1663)

CAPD peritonitis guideline

Below is the CAPD Peritonitis Empiric Treatment Guideline (click on this image to go to the full 7 page guideline):

Treatment of Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) related Peritonitis: Appendix – Vancomycin Dosing

Date implemented – 2/2015
Review Date – 2/2018
Author – WATAG

Dr James Wheeler
Dr James Wheeler

Emergency Physician, SCGH, WA, Australia

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