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Patients’ experiences after CKD diagnosis: a meta-ethnographic study and systematic review

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Background
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is often asymptomatic at first diagnosis and awareness of CKD is low among the general population. Thus, individuals who are unexpectedly identified to have CKD may struggle to adjust to living with this diagnosis. This study aims to synthesize qualitative research exploring patients’ views/experiences of the diagnosis of CKD and how they adjust to it.

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Systematic review and meta-ethnography

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1053/j.ajkd.2017.05.019

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Kidney Diseases Journal website
Volume:
70
Issue:
5
Pages:
656–665
Publication date:
2017-07-29
Acceptance date:
2017-06-17
DOI:
EISSN:
1523-6838
ISSN:
0272-6386
Pubs id:
pubs:701982
URN:
uri:83b1041c-902d-4d73-9e85-912dd883721e
UUID:
uuid:83b1041c-902d-4d73-9e85-912dd883721e
Local pid:
pubs:701982
Paper number:
5

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