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Enfermería Global

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LOVERA MONTILLA, Luis Alexander et al. Safety automated peritoneal dialysis-DPA in children by primary caregivers home. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.34, pp.93-103. ISSN 1695-6141.

Introduction: Chronic renal failure in children is considered high-cost disease, causing great emotional impact, family and society on the child and the primary caregiver. Most of the processes of care in this group of patients are complex, requiring renal replacement therapy. Objective: Evaluate the Safety of DPA children at home, through training for nursing primary caregivers. Material and Mhetods: Cross-sectional study using convenience sampling included 12 primary caregivers of children in DPA urban and rural area of Valle del Cauca department belonging to the Renal Unit of Cali-Colombia, was assessed through home visits: socio-demographic profile, environmental conditions, treatment adherence, and risk factors in two time periods. Results: We evaluated 12 children between 5-18 years, 60% with 10-15 years, at ambient conditions, 83% lived in houses completed, 17% in construction, 50% belonged to socioeconomic status 2. In relation to the educational level of the caregiver, 58% attended elementary, 58.3% had a caregiver to mother, father 8.3% and 25% the same patient. Conclusion: Children with APD are vulnerable to multiple risk factors, being strategies necessary for evaluation. The interdisciplinary team and especially addressed nurse care guidelines for DPA, becoming an effective way to minimize risks and complications triggers to develop skills to guide DPA security at home.

Palabras clave : Security; Peritoneal Dialysis; Nursing Care; home visits.

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