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Exit Site Score of Schaefer et al for a Patient with Peritoneal Dialysis-Associated Peritonitis

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Gastroenterology

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Description:

Schaefer et al reported a score for describing the exit site for a peritoneal dialysis catheter. The presence of an exit site infection is often associated with peritonitis. The authors are from University Children's Hospitals in Heidelberg, Marburg and Hamburg.

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