Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
194 Doctors are Online

Forgot to change dialysate - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Kidney Conditions
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions

Doctor :   hi
User :   hi i have a question
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   if you have a perotineal dialysis patient and forget to drain before you instill more dialysate what can hapen to the patient
Doctor :   dialysis will not be proper in this case
User :   ok but if you do it properly the next time can this error correct itself
Doctor :   and you should change the dialysate immediately and drain
Doctor :   it will depend on the patient condition'
User :   if the pt remained stable throughout the night
Doctor :   whether patient can tolerate a improper dialysis or not
Doctor :   the effects will not appear overnight
User :   omg
Doctor :   the urea and creatinine
User :   can someone die
User :   from one error
User :   like this
Doctor :   will take some time to build up
Doctor :   there is treatment availwble for this
Doctor :   anyway urgent dialysis can be done
Doctor :   but if left unattended then there are chances
User :   if all future treatments are done correctly is there great risk
Doctor :   future means how many days?

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor