Counseling Patients for Kidney Transplantation: Awkward Conversations?


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Kevin C. Abbott,


Patients who start dialysis without documentation of receiving counseling about kidney transplantation are significantly less likely to receive a subsequent kidney transplant. See AJT Report (page 269) and articles by Kucirka et al on page 351 and Patzer et al on pages 358 and 369 for related content.