GRADE profile 2Patient and carer perspective (children)

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

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


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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