Funding for this research was provided by:
Kidney Foundation of Canada (KFOC 160024)
Received: 27 June 2018
Accepted: 6 December 2018
First Online: 12 January 2019
: KSM, PhD, MN, BScN, is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. She is also a New Investigator funded by Can-SOLVE CKD - KRESCENT (Canadians Seeking Solutions & Innovations to Overcome Chronic Kidney Disease; Kidney Research Scientist Core Education & National Training Program).OT, PhD, MN, BNS, was a research assistant working on the project, Patient-reported outcomes in clinical kidney practice (PRO Kidney): A realist synthesis. Since completing her PhD, she is now a Collaborator on the project.ST, MD, PhD, FRCPC, is a nephrologist supported by the Division of Nephrology at the University of Alberta.RF, PhD, MScN, BScN, held an Alberta Innovates Clinician Scientist Fellowship. This award supported her doctoral research “a realist investigation on Lean sustainability in pediatric healthcare.”MKD, PhD, MSc, BSc, is a MITACS postdoctoral fellow at the University of Ottawa.SK, MD, MSc, FRCPC, is supported by the Kidney Health Research Chair and the Division of Nephrology at the University of Alberta, and is chair of the Canadian Organ Replacement Registry and Patient Reported Outcomes Renal Working group.RS, PhD, MN, BSN. This analysis was undertaken, in part, thanks to funding from the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program supporting Dr. Sawatzky’s CRC in Person-Centered Outcomes.JG, PhD, MPH, BA, is an Associate Professor in Sociology and Social Policy, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Health, Technologies and Social Practice, University of Leeds. She is the realist synthesis consultant and expert on our project, Patient-reported outcomes in clinical kidney practice (PRO Kidney): A realist synthesis.
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