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Evidence-to-Action: Home-Based Dialysis in Canada: From Evidence to Practice

Event Date: November 9, 2017
Location: Dow’s Lake Court Conference Centre, 865 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario
Result type: Events

For many people living with end-stage kidney disease, dialysis is a life-long treatment. In Canada, dialysis is most often offered in a clinical setting and managed by a health care provider. However, several options for having dialysis at home without the assistance of a health care professional are also available. Join us in person or online as we discuss the evidence on home-based dialysis options current clinical practice in Canada, issues, considerations, and experiences. We will hear from patient, clinical, and expert speakers.

Speakers:

Dr. Harindra Wijeysundera
CADTH Vice-President, Medical Devices and Clinical Interventions

Mr. Kirk Kelly
Renal Patient Advocate

Dr. Manish Sood
Nephrologist, The Ottawa Hospital; Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Dr. Alison Sinclair
CADTH Clinical Research Officer, Medical Devices

Ms. Eftyhia Helis
CADTH Knowledge Mobilization Officer