Decision Aid Summary

Title My Life, My Dialysis Choice.
Audience 1. Known, progressive chronic kidney disease (CKD). 2. Unknown CKD, "crashing" into dialysis. 3. Failing kidney transplant; dialysis will be required. 4. Now on dialysis; unhappy with current treatment option.
Options included Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD).
Continuous cycling/Automated peritoneal dialysis (CCPD/APD; grouped with CAPD).
Standard in-center hemodialysis (3x/week for 4 hours).
Standard home hemodialysis (3x/week; grouped with standard in-center).
Daily home hemodialysis.
Nocturnal home hemodialysis .
Nocturnal in-center hemodialysis.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Dori Schatell, MS
Where was it developed? https://meiresearch.org/contacts/new
Medical Education Institute, Inc.
USA
Health condition Chronic Kidney Disease
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Spanish
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
7 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.