We are considering using APD in the inpatient setting. We currently use CAPD only. What are other institutions using in the short inpatient stay?

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Jen H, Nurse from Utica, NY asked
We are considering using APD in the inpatient setting. We currently use CAPD only. What are other institutions using in the short inpatient stay?

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Doctor (Canada) August 29, 2017

CAPD is more commonly used because no troubleshooting is required between the manual exchanges. APD can be successfully used for inpatients, as long as there are nurses present who are trained to use the cycler and who can troubleshoot in the event of alarms, etc. 

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