Shared Decision-Making in the Appropriate Initiation of and Withdrawal from Dialysis, 2nd Edition 

RPA’s revised clinical practice guideline provides new and revised recommendations for initiating, withholding and withdrawing dialysis in adult and pediatric patients with AKI, CKD, or ESRD. The revision includes the following new and expanded topic area: establishing a shared decision-making relationship with patients, deciding to initiate or discontinue dialysis, resolving conflicts regarding dialysis, and estimating patient-specific prognoses.
View the Recommendations Summary.