Pre-dialysis education and patient choice.

  title={Pre-dialysis education and patient choice.},
  author={Lindley ElizabethJ and Linda Hanna and Diane M Walker and Elisheva Milo and Thomy Koupatsiaris and Jean-Yves de Vos and John Sedgewick and Karen Pugh-Clarke and Frankie O'Kane and Gillian Treloar and Marisa Pegoraro and Anna Marti and Riitta Muroma-Karttunen and Gareth Murcutt and Stanley Shaldon and Nic Hoenich and Don Brooks and Ken Pilley and Waltraud K{\"u}ntzle and Tony Goovaerts},
  journal={Journal of renal care},
  volume={32 4},
The discussion was initiated by a paper on the influence of a pre-dialysis education programme on the mode of renal replacement therapy by Goovaerts et al (NDT 2005). Barriers to the uptake of self-care treatment modalities, including late referral, limited availability of treatment options, reimbursement, support from staff and families, the requirement for a helper and the length of the training programmes for home haemodialysis (HD) were discussed by 21 participants from 12 countries. The… CONTINUE READING

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