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Table 1 Survey – Subjects were asked one open-ended question (question 1, patient/HCP only) and five multiple-choice questions (questions 1–6)

From: Perspectives of continuous renal replacement therapy in the intensive care unit: a paired survey study of patient, physician, and nurse views

Number Question Response
1 What is your understanding of this machine’s purpose? Open Ended
Patient/HCP only
2 CRRT is a procedure done on patients who have kidney failure where a machine replaces the job of the kidneys. True or False
Correct Answer: True
Patient/HCP only
3 CRRT helps the kidneys heal faster True or False
Correct Answer: False
Patient/HCP only
4 How many patients who are treated with CRRT in the intensive care unit will need to be on dialysis forever after leaving the hospital? Multiple Choice
Choices: <25 %, 25-49 %, 50-75 %, ≥ 75 %
5 How many patients who are treated with CRRT in the intensive care unit will survive and leave the hospital? Multiple Choice
Choices: <25 %, 25-49 %, 50-75 %, ≥ 75 %
6 For Patients/HCP: How well did the doctors do in explaining why I (or my family member) needs CRRT? Multiple Choice
  For MD and Nurse: How well do you feel the patient or HCP understands why they need CRRT? Choices: Completely, mostly, a little, not at all