Seminar Series: Dialysis preferences of patients with CKD and family caregivers: A discrete choice study
Speaker: Rachael Morton (PhD, Research Fellow, Health Economics Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney)
Topic: Dialysis preferences of patients with CKD and family caregivers: A discrete choice study
Dialysis modality preferences of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and family caregivers are important, yet rarely quantified. A prospective, unlabeled, discrete choice experiment, with random parameter logit analysis, was performed among adults with stage 3-5 CKD and caregivers from eight Australian renal clinics. Preferences for and trade-offs between the dialysis treatment attributes of life expectancy, number of hospital visits per week, ability to travel, hours per treatment, treatment time of day, subsidised transport service, and flexibility of treatment schedule were calculated. Results will be presented as odds ratios for preferring home-based or in-center dialysis to conservative care. Trade-offs in life-expectancy for improvements in other dialysis related attributes will be discussed.
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- 21 February 2012
- 12:00 - 13:30
- City - Haymarket Seminar Room, Third Floor, 645 Harris St, Ultimo
- All Welcome
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