Table 4.

Peritoneal dialysis treatment for AKI dialysis orders: dextrose concentration (is on the basis of volume status and ultrafiltration requirement)

Dextrose ConcentrationNo. of Liters
1.5% (if no fluid overload)
2.5% (if mild or moderate fluid overload)
4.25% (if severe fluid overload)4.25% solution can remove up to 1 L of fluid in 4 h
  • Stable patient on floor can transition to standard continuous cyclic peritoneal dialysis regimen after 1 week.