Randomized controlled trial: group education aids options choice

Among 80 people with ESRD, receiving a group education class with their support person led to significantly higher knowledge of treatment options—and more positive attitudes toward hemodialysis and living donation—than usual care. At 2 year follow up, 49 had begun renal replacement therapy, and 34 had had a transplant, of which 22 were preemptive.

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