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Related to CAPD: Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

dialysis

 [di-al´ĭ-sis] (Gr.)
1. the diffusion of solute molecules through a semipermeable membrane, normally passing from the side of higher concentration to that of lower. A semipermeable membrane is one that allows the passage of certain smaller molecules of such crystalloids as glucose and urea, but prevents passage of larger molecules such as the colloidal plasma proteins and protoplasm. adj., adj dialyt´ic.
continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) peritoneal dialysis involving the continuous presence of dialysis solution in the peritoneal cavity; see discussion at peritoneal dialysis.
continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis (CCPD) a procedure similar to continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis but taking place at night, using a machine to make several fluid exchanges automatically. See discussion at peritoneal dialysis.
dialysis dysequilibrium syndrome a condition occasionally seen following overly rapid hemodialysis, characterized by increased intracranial pressure that causes nausea, headache, vomiting, restlessness, and a decreased level of consciousness. The neurological complications may lead to coma and death if not treated. The cause of this syndrome is thought to be the rapid decrease in the blood urea nitrogen that accompanies dialysis. Called also dialysis dysequilibrium.
extracorporeal dialysis dialysis by a hemodialyzer; see also hemodialysis.
intermittent peritoneal dialysis (IPD) an older form of peritoneal dialysis in which dialysis solution is infused into the peritoneal cavity, allowed to equilibrate for 10 to 20 minutes, and then drained out. See discussion at peritoneal dialysis.
kidney dialysis hemodialysis.
peritoneal dialysis see peritoneal dialysis.
renal dialysis hemodialysis.

CAPD

CAPD

CAPD

Abbreviation for:
central auditory processing disorder
chronic adult periodontal disease
chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (Medspeak-UK)

CAPD

Continuous/chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. See Dialysis, Peritoneal dialysis.

CAPD

Abbreviation for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

CAPD

Abbrev. for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
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Although the incidence of CAPD is not well known, demographic data accumulated by researchers, suggests that the incidence of CAPD is similar for boys and girls but the referral rate for boys is approximately three times higher.
Probing each theme according to patients' level of comprehension enabled them to share in detail and give extended personal accounts of their views and experiences of HD and CAPD, allowing the researchers to understand their perceptions and experiences.
The greater diversity would be expected during A-Level choice and 88% and 81 % mean average of PD and CAPD respectively had opted for Design and Technology as a subject.
Thirty-one patients with ESRD on CAPD, who had peritonitis between March 2004 and March 2006, were included.
Several different types of hernias have been described in CAPD patients.
Increasing the volume of each exchange (amount of solution in the bag) in CAPD.
Ten milliliters of venous blood (for predialysis or CAPD patients and controls) or arteriovenous blood (for HD patients) was drawn from either the antecubital vein or the arteriovenous fistula into heparin-containingVacutainer Tubes.
Of course I was nervous about the CAPD, what I've had to do and the risk of infection.
Although most disease was pulmonary, peritoneal TB in CAPD patients is relatively common, and the diagnosis should always be considered in patients with persistent conventional culture-negative peritonitis.
10) In the United States, CAPD and continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis are used for patients who want to remain independent, and for those unable to tolerate hemodialysis or in whom vascular access is difficult.
If you weigh more than 175 pounds or if your peritoneum filters wastes slowly, you may need a combination of CAPD and CCPD to get the fight dialysis dose.