Pediatric CAPD in Developing Countries

  • José Grünberg
  • María Cristina Verocay
  • Alicia Area
Part of the Topics in Renal Medicine book series (TIRM, volume 4)


Utilizing costly procedures to prolong the lives of a limited number of selected individuals with end stage renal disease (ESRD) raises practical and ethical problems. It drains both human and non-human medical resources at a time when these resources appear to be in critically short supply.


Peritoneal Dialysis Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Chronic Dialysis Family Disruption Auxiliary Nurse 
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  • José Grünberg
  • María Cristina Verocay
  • Alicia Area

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