In this article, which is part of the special report: Europe’s “decade of the kidney”, Daniel Gallego, president of the EKPF, explains that education is the key to ensure early detection and we should promote tools, resources, initiatives and materials that enable real shared decision making. According to EKHA President Prof. Raymond Vanholder, the basic training on kidney diseases, in general, is OK. What is lacking is training on how to offer all possible treatment choices to patients with the pros and cons in a way that patient can make an appropriate choice.

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https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/patient-autonomy-education-must-be-priorities-for-tackling-kidney-disease/