Home-based family intervention increases knowledge, communication and living donation rates: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Ismail2014HomebasedFI,
  title={Home-based family intervention increases knowledge, communication and living donation rates: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={S Y Sohal Ismail and Annemarie E. Luchtenburg and Reinier Timman and Willij C. Zuidema and Charlotte Boonstra and Willem W Weimar and Jan J. V. Busschbach and Emma K Massey},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={1862-9}
}
Our aim was to develop and test an educational program to support well-informed decision making among patients and their social network regarding living donor kidney transplantation (LDKT). One hundred sixty-three patients who were unable to find a living donor were randomized to standard care or standard care plus home-based education. In the education condition, patients and members of their social network participated in home-based educational meetings and discussed renal replacement therapy… CONTINUE READING

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