Journal Watch - Peritoneal Clearance
Warming PD Fluid to Body Temperature Does Not Improve Clearance
There may not be a clear benefit to warming PD fluid to body temperature, suggests a small (N=18) single blind randomized controlled trial. Participants were assigned to have a peritoneal equilibrium test with fluid at 37°C or warmed with conventional methods. The two groups had similar outcomes for peritoneal clearance, abdominal discomfort, body temperature, blood pressure, and other parameters.
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