End-Stage Renal Disease: Recommendations for Advance Preparation for Death
This document provides a list of emotional and financial information that patients may want to provide to their families to better help them deal with the loved one’s death.
Clinical Care Tools - Advanced Care Planning
The End-Stage Renal Disease Workgroup of Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
Author: National Kidney Foundation, Inc.
National Kidney Foundation, Inc.
What this instrument is for:
This document provides patients with a list of information items they may want to provide to their families so that their families are better prepared to deal with their loved one’s death, both emotionally and financially.
end stage renal disease, advance directive, preferences
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Adapted & reprinted with permission from “Initiation or Withdrawal of dialysis in End Stage Renal Disease: Guidelines for the Healthcare Team”©National Kidney Foundation, Inc.
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Posted August 1, 2003
End Stage Renal Disease Workgroup overview page
#ESRD8, type:advanced_care_planningPromoting 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 persons and their families. Visit PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.