GRADE profile 2Patient and carer perspective (children)

Quality assessmentSummary of findingsQuality
No. of studiesStudy designLimitationsInconsistencyIndirectnessImprecision
Patient and carer perspective (children)
1
Hislop 1983
Qualitative studySome serious limitationsaNot assessablebNo serious indirectnessNot relevantChildren preferred different modalities of dialysis because of the impact on normal activities.VERY LOW
a

This study did not use true qualitative methods (downgraded one level).

b

Inconsistency was not assessable (downgraded one level) because it was reported in one study only.

From: 3, How this guideline was developed

Cover of Peritoneal Dialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis: Peritoneal Dialysis in the Treatment of Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 125.
Centre for Clinical Practice at NICE (UK).
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