Exploration of the preferences and associated factors for shared decision making (SDM) within the haemodialysis (HD) population and their family

This research aims to find out what decisions matter to people undergoing HD and their family/caregivers and how these can be supported.

Aim of the study

This research aims to find out what decisions matter to people undergoing HD and their family/caregivers and how these can be supported.

Study type

Online anonymous questionnaires.

Who is able to participate?

Anybody who can access questionnaires and meeting inclusion criteria.

Where is the study happening?

Online.

Open and close dates of recruitment

February – 29 March 2024

How do I get involved

Summary

This research aims to find out what decisions matter to people undergoing HD and their family/caregivers and how these can be supported. There are two separate questionnaires: one for people undergoing HD and one for their family/caregivers.

Has this study received ethical approval? Please provide REC number.

Yes. UUREC -0055.

Lead investigators

Mari Mc Peake (Phd researcher), Felicity Hasson (Lead Investigator), Sonja Mc Ilfatrick and Neal Cook.

Who is funding the study?

No funding has been obtained but as a UU lecturer no Phd tuition fees were required to be paid.