End of life care in advanced kidney disease: a framework for implementation

Document type
Other
Author(s)
Gomm, Stephanie; Farrington, Ken
Publisher
NHS National End of Life Care Programme
Date of publication
3 June 2009
Subject(s)
Health Services, Older Adults
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This framework explores the kidney-specific issues of end of life care focusing on patients opting for conservative kidney management and those deteriorating despite dialysis. It aims to help people with advanced kidney disease make informed choices about their needs for supportive and end of life care.