Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Advance Care Planning: Should I stop kidney dialysis?|
|Audience||People with kidney failure who have been undergoing dialysis, and for whom kidney transplantation is not possible, that are considering stoppage of treatment.|
|Options included||Continue kidney dialysis, which will allow you to live longer.
Stop kidney dialysis, which will allow death to occur naturally.
|Year of last update or review||2016|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||End of Life Issues|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.