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ESRD: Patient Satisfaction (Adapted from KDQOL)

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

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

Category:
Clinical Care Tools - Clinical Assessment

Source:
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

Contact:
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.

Keywords:
end stage renal disease, preferences

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

References:
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.

To view this tool:
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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.