Research

Effects of a Nationwide Predialysis Educational Program on Modality Choice, Vascular Access, and Patient Outcomes

“Attending an options class predialysis was associated with more frequent selection of home dialysis, fewer tunneled HD catheters, and lower mortality risk during the first 90 days of dialysis therapy.”

Lacson, et al. (2011). Effects of a Nationwide Predialysis Educational Program on Modality Choice, Vascular Access, and Patient Outcomes. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 58(2), 235–242.


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Periodically, Cricket Health shares findings from peer-reviewed research that we use to inform the development of our new, patient-centered kidney care model.