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Outpatient Self-Dialysis Programs for Patients with Chronic Renal Conditions: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness, Safety, and Guidelines

Published on: December 5, 2014
Project Number: RB0758-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of outpatient self-dialysis programs in patients with chronic renal conditions requiring dialysis?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of outpatient self-dialysis programs in patients with chronic renal conditions requiring dialysis?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with outpatient self-dialysis programs in patients with chronic renal conditions requiring dialysis?

Key Message

One health technology assessment and one non-randomized study were identified regarding outpatient self-dialysis programs in patients with chronic renal conditions requiring dialysis.

Tags

hemodialysis, renal dialysis, self care, self-care units, Haemodialysis