Views of Patients vs. MDs Re: Important Dialysis Outcomes

An international 3-round Delphi survey that started with 202 patients and care partners and 979 renal professionals aimed to generate a consensus-based prioritized list of core outcomes for HD trials. Not surprisingly, patient/care partner priorities differed dramatically from those of professionals: patients largely valued quality of life outcomes, while professionals focused on clinical ones.

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