Decision Aid Summary

Title Dialysis: making the right choices for you - The Dialysis Decision Aid Booklet.
Audience Patients and carers of patients with progressive chronic kidney disease.
Options included Haemodialysis carried out in specialist centres.
Haemodialysis carried out at home.
Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
Automated peritoneal dialysis.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Dr Hilary Bekker
Where was it developed?
University of Leeds
United Kingdom
Health condition Chronic Kidney Disease
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
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
5 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.