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Slovenska pediatrija 2018; 25: 40-47


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NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN WITH NEPHROLOGICAL DISEASES

D. Djurić
Klinični oddelek za nefrologijo, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

M. Bremec
Klinični oddelek za nefrologijo, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

P. Travnikar Pouh
Klinični oddelek za nefrologijo, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

A. Hostnik
Center za otroško dializo in transplantacijo, Klinični oddelek za nefrologijo, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

S. Drozdek
Center za otroško dializo in transplantacijo, Klinični oddelek za nefrologijo, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Abstract

The term nephrological conditions includes a wide range of diseases and problems associated with the urinary tract, from uncomplicated urinary tract infections and day and night enuresis to complicated glomerulonephritis and renal replacement therapy for end-stage renal failure. Accordingly, the needs for treatment and nursing care are also very different. The nurse is a vital link in the diagnostic and therapeutic process. In this article, we wish to present the therapeutic method of bladder stimulation in children with voiding disorders and the methods of renal replacement therapy for end-stage renal failure.

Key words: child, voiding disorders, urinary bladder, end-stage renal failure, haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, kidney transplantation, team.

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