Development of a decision aid for adult cystic fibrosis patients considering referral for lung transplantation.

@article{Vandemheen2010DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a decision aid for adult cystic fibrosis patients considering referral for lung transplantation.},
  author={Katherine L. Vandemheen and Shawn D. Aaron and Charles Poirier and Elizabeth D Tullis and Annette O'Connor},
  journal={Progress in transplantation},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={81-7}
}
CONTEXT Most adults with cystic fibrosis are eventually required to make a decision about referral for lung transplantation. OBJECTIVE To identify the decisional needs of these patients and to develop a decision aid to address these needs. METHODS A comprehensive review of the literature, a review of Canadian transplant statistics from 2002 to 2006, and a self-assessment survey of patients who had already made a decision about referral were performed to identify the decisional needs of… CONTINUE READING

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