《Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Theory and Practice》 ›› 2019, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (7): 813-815.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-9771.2019.07.014

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Advance in Traditional Chinese Medicine for Rehabilitation for Peritoneal Dialysis Patients (review)

LIU Xiao-yuan, SHENG Mei-xiao   

  1. Department of Nephrology,Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029, China
  • Received:2018-12-13 Revised:2019-03-26 Published:2019-07-25 Online:2019-07-23
  • Contact: SHENG Mei-xiao E-mail:dr.smx@163.com
  • Supported by:
    Supported by Jiangsu Medical Key Project of Science and Education for Health (No. K2016T24), Jiangsu Leadership Program for Traditional Chinese Medicine (No. SLJ0205) and Jiangsu Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine Summit Academic Project (No. y2018rc08)

Abstract: Traditional Chinese Medicine, such as external therapy, diet, exercise and mental therapy, may improve the physiological function of peritoneal dialysis patients, improve quality of life, protect residual kidney function, correct nutritional and metabolic disorders, improve dialysis adequacy, reduce cardiovascular complications, and improve physical discomfort, etc.

Key words: peritoneal dialysis, Traditional Chinese Medicine, rehabilitation, review

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