PREPARE Study: Patient satisfaction survey with care provided in the low clearance clinic

Best, Jennifer & Bonner, Ann (2015) PREPARE Study: Patient satisfaction survey with care provided in the low clearance clinic. Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 11(2), pp. 62-67.

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Abstract

Background Formalised predialysis care has been shown to extend the wellness of individuals with advanced chronic kidney disease, slow disease progression and increase the uptake of home dialysis. Predialysis care, incorporating multidisciplinary input is also vital in delaying the onset of end-stage kidney disease and reducing hospital admissions; thereby decreasing financial demands on health budgets. Predialysis care should include comprehensive information provision and predialysis education. This empowers patients to choose self-care strategies and therapies.

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ID Code: 89020
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Predialysis, Low clearance clinic, chronic kidney disease
ISSN: 1832-3804
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Nursing not elsewhere classified (111099)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Deposited On: 13 Oct 2015 02:02
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2015 22:14

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