[Dialysis in chronic renal failure - a health technology assessment]

Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment
Record ID 32006001592
Authors' objectives:

This assessment aims to investigate whether the number of patients with chronic renal failure on outgoing dialysis can be increased with a positive effect.

Authors' recomendations: The overall recommendations of the report were: 1. Increased effort to have GP's and relevant hospital units referring patients wit progressing chronic renal disease in the early stages of the disease. 2. Improved preparation of the patient for dialysis treatment with clarifying information about dialysis method. 3. Guidelines for start of dialysis and subsequent dialysis method. 4. Better possibilities of assistance at home for APD. 5. Clarification of the economic responsibility in connection with assisted APD. 6. Exchange of knowledge and holistic nephrologic competence development for nurses. 7. Joint awareness and strategies within the entire nephrologic area. 8. Prioritise that patients have lower time consumption in dialysis as well as increased freedom and flexibility.
Authors' methods: Review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2006
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Denmark
MeSH Terms
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Renal Dialysis
Organisation Name: Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: National Board of Health, PO Box 1881, Islands Brygge 67, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark. Tel: 45 72 22 74 48; Fax: 45 72 22 74 07/67
Contact Name: dacehta@sst.dk
Contact Email: dacehta@sst.dk
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