Table 3.

Peritoneal dialysis treatment for AKI dialysis orders: prescription—after 24–48 hours (no leaks), increase dwell volume and time

ParameterWeight (≤70 kg)Weight (>70 kg)
Fill volume, ml15002000
Time, h8–248–24
No. of cycles4–124–12
Total therapy volume, ml6000–18,0008000–24,000
Dwell time per exchange, h22
  • For continuous automated peritoneal dialysis, consider 2-hour dwell time per exchange.