Nursing Care for End Stage Renal Disease Patients with Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis


  • Jindawan Ngaoratsamee Boromarajonani College of Nursing Buddhachinaraj, Phitsanulok
  • Suwannee Sroisong


End Stage Renal disease, Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis


End Stage Renal disease (ESRD) is a major health problem in the world, including Thailand. Nowadays, number of ESRD patients, caused by chronic non-communicable diseases, have been increasing and need to receive renal replacement therapy. The Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) is a policy extending the benefits of the National Health Security Project  called "PD First Policy" since 2008 until now. CAPD is an effective treatment in eliminating waste products and increasing the survival rate that similar to hemodialysis. Patients are able to live normally by having health personnel as consultants and home visitor. Therefore, nurses as health workers who care for patients with chronic kidney disease both in the hospital and in the community should have knowledge and capabilities in providing nursing care and giving an advice for these patients, including: preparing patients for surgery, after being catheter placement surgery in the first stage, breaking-in period, until starting peritoneal dialysis in order to reduce complications from dialysis and to increase the quality of life.


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Ngaoratsamee, J. ., & Sroisong, S. . (2021). Nursing Care for End Stage Renal Disease Patients with Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis . NU Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 15(1), 28–41. Retrieved from