Describe the differences between hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and continuous renal replacement therapy. How do they work to clean the patients blood and/or remove excess fluids? How is it monitored to be sure it is working correctly? What are the worst side effects that can occur on the treatment?
List three benefits and three disadvantages to each type. List the type or types of access or accesses used to give each type of treatment. Discuss who is and who is not a candidate for each type of dialysis and why.