Patients Prefer Home Therapies

Researchers from New Zealand asked 143 CKD patients expected to need dialysis within a year about their preferences. Patients significantly preferred home treatments, due to flexible schedule, better well-being, and longer survival—and were even willing to pay as much as $400 per month out-of-pocket for extra nursing support. Read the abstract.

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Tags: Confidence Intervals, Health Expenditures, Humans, Life Expectancy, Odds Ratio, Patient Preference, Adult, Choice Behavior

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