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Three steps in peritoneal dialysis exchange

View full-sized image Drawing of three steps in peritoneal dialysis exchange, labeled.
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Drawing of three steps in peritoneal dialysis exchange, labeled.

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Drawing of three steps in peritoneal dialysis exchange, labeled.

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The first step of an exchange is to drain the used dialysis solution from the peritoneal cavity into the drain bag. Near the end of the drain, you may feel a mild "tugging" sensation that tells you most of the fluid is gone. After the used solution is rem

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