A pre-training assessment tool for home dialysis (JPAT).

  title={A pre-training assessment tool for home dialysis (JPAT).},
  author={Josephine S Chow},
  journal={EDTNA/ERCA journal},
  volume={31 1},
A tool for assessing the suitability of candidates for home dialysis (Jo-Pre-training Assessment Tool version 2.1 - JPAT) was developed, pilot-tested at one hospital and field-tested at two major teaching hospitals in Sydney. JPAT acts as a screening instrument to distinguish suitable candidates for the home dialysis programme, identifying patients with the greatest chance of learning to manage the programme. This study included an interview/test of home dialysis patients based on the Medical… CONTINUE READING