Dialysis Quality of Dying, APGAR (QODA)
This one-page index evaluates continuity of care for dialysis patients.
Clinical Care - Clinical Quality
Renal Palliative Care Initiative
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street S2669
Springfield, MA 01199
Lewis M. Cohen, M.D.
How the grantee used this instrument:
Dialysis physicians complete the index after a patient dies.
quality of dying, esrd
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Posted April 2004
Baystate Medical Center overview page
# BMC1, type:clinical_quality
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. Visit PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.