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ESRD: Patient Satisfaction (Adapted from KDQOL)

End-Stage Renal Disease: Patient Satisfaction (Adapted from KDQOL)

This is a tool used to evaluate patients’ satisfaction with care.

Clinical Care Tools - Clinical Assessment

The End-Stage Renal Disease Workgroup of
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
Alvin H. Moss, MD, Chair
[email protected]

Authors: John Newmann, PhD, MPH and Susan Pfettscher, DNSc, RN

John Newmann, PhD, MPH
Health Policy Research & Analysis
1698 Chimney House Road
Reston, VA 20190
[email protected]

What this instrument is for:
The tool can be given to patients for them to complete while they are undergoing a dialysis treatment. It can be used to identify patients’ satisfaction with the professionalism of nephrologists and dialysis staff.

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To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit source.

Hays RD, Kallich JD, Mapes DL, Coons AJ, Carter WB. “Development of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life (KDQOL) Instrument.” Quality of Life Research, 3:329-338, 1994.
Hays RD, Kallich JD, Mapes DL, Coons AJ, Amin N, Carter WB. KDQOL-SF 1.2, A manual for use & scoring. Santa Monica, CA: Rand, 1995.

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Posted August 1, 2003

End Stage Renal Disease Workgroup overview page

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.