Factors influencing access to education, decision making, and receipt of preferred dialysis modality in unplanned dialysis start patients

@inproceedings{Machowska2016FactorsIA,
  title={Factors influencing access to education, decision making, and receipt of preferred dialysis modality in unplanned dialysis start patients},
  author={Anna Machowska and Mark Dominik Alscher and Satyanarayana Reddy Vanga and Michael Koch and Michael Aarup and Abdul Rashid Qureshi and Bengt Lindholm and Peter A Rutherford},
  booktitle={Patient preference and adherence},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVES Unplanned dialysis start (UPS) leads to worse clinical outcomes than planned start, and only a minority of patients ever receive education on this topic and are able to make a modality choice, particularly for home dialysis. This study aimed to determine the predictive factors for patients receiving education, making a decision, and receiving their preferred modality choice in UPS patients following a UPS educational program (UPS-EP). METHODS The Offering Patients Therapy Options… CONTINUE READING