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Peer-Reviewed Original Research

Ju A, Unruh M, Davison SN, Dapueto J, Dew MA, Fluck R. Germain M, Jassal SV, Obrador G, O'Donoghue D, Tugwell P, Craig JC, Ralph AF, Howell M, Tong A. Patient-reported outcome measures for fatigue in patients on hemodialysis: A systematic review. AJKD. 2018 Mar; 71(3):327-343

 

Kassam A, Douglas M, Simon J, Cunningham S, Fassbender K, Shaw M, Davison SN. Behaviors in Advance Care Planning and Actions Survey (BACPACS): Development and Validation Part 1. BMC Palliative Care. 2017; 16:56

 

Davis JL, Davison SN. Hard choices, better outcomes: a review of shared decision-making and patient decision aids around dialysis initiation and conservative kidney management. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2017 May; 26(3):205-213

 

Brennan F, Stewart C, Burgess H, Davison SN, Moss AH, Murtagh FE, Germain M, Tranter S, Brown M. Time to Improve Informed Consent for Dialysis: An International Perspective. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jun 7; 12(6):1001-1009

 

Davison SN, Moss AH. Supportive Care: Meeting the Needs of Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1879-1880

 

Biondo PD, Lee LD, Davison SN, Simon JE; Advance Care Planning Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Program (ACP CRIO). How Health Care Systems Evaluate Their Advance Care Planning Initiatives: results from a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2016 Sep; 30(8):720-9

 

Tam-Tham H, King-Shier KM, Thomas CM, Quinn RR, Fruetel, Davison SN, Hemmelgarn BR. Prevalence of Barriers and Facilitators to Enhancing Conservative Kidney Management for Older Adults in the Primary Care Setting. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Nov; 11(11): 2012-2021

 

Brown E, Bekker H, Davison SN, Koffman J, Schell J. Supportive Care: Communication Strategies to Improve Cultural Competence in Shared Decision Making. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1902-1908

 

Morton RL, Kurella Tamura M, Coast J, Davison SN. Supportive Care: Economic Considerations in Advanced Kidney Disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1915-1920

 

Davison SN, Jassal SV. Supportive Care: Integration of Patient-Centred Kidney Care to Manage Symptoms and Geriatric Syndromes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1882-1891

 

Couchoud C, Hemmelgarn B, Kotanko P, Germain MJ, Moranne O, Davison SN. Supportive Care: Time to Change Our Prognostic Tools and Their Use in CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1892-1901

Simon JE, Ghosh S, Heyland D, Cooke T, Davison SN, Holroyd-Leduc J,Wasylenko E, Howlett J, Fassbender K, for the Advance Care Planning Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Program (ACP CRIO). Evidence of Increasing Public Participation in Advance Care Planning: a Comparison of Polls in Alberta Between 2007 and 2013. BMJ SP Care. 2016; 0:1-8

 

Biondo PD, Lee LD, Davison SN, Simon JE; Advance Care Planning Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Program (ACP CRIO). How Health Care Systems Evaluate Their Advance Care Planning Initiatives: results from a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2016 Sep; 30(8):720-9

 

Davison SN. Jhangri GS, Koffman J. Knowledge of and attitudes towards palliative care and hospice services among patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 2016; 6(1):66-74

 

Chochinov HM, Johnston W, McClement SE, Hack TF, Dufault B, Enns M, Thompson G, Harlos M, Damant RW, Ramsey CD, Davison SN, Zacharias J, Milke D, Strang D, Campbell-Enns H, Kredentser MS. Dignity and Distress towards the End of Life across Four Non-Cancer Populations. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 25; 11(1):e0188141

 

Davison SN, Levin A, Moss AH, Jha V, Brown EA, Brennan F, Murtagh FEM, Naicker S, Germain MJ, O’Donoghue DJ, Morton RL, Obrador GT. Executive Summary of the KDIGO Controversies Conference on Supportive Care in Chronic Kidney Disease: Developing a Roadmap to Improving Quality Care.  Kidney International. 2015; 88(3):447-59

 

Moss AH, Davison SN. How the End Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program Could Potentially Improve Quality of Life for Dialysis Patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015; 10(5):888-93

 

Tonelli M, Molzahn AE, Wiebe N, Davison SN, Gill J, Hemmelgarn BR, Manns BJ, Pannu N, Pelletier R, Thompson S, Klarenbach SW; Alberta Kidney Disease Network.  Relocation of remote-dwellers living with hemodialysis: a time trade-off survey.  Neph Dial Transplant.  2015; 30(10):1767-73

 

Davison SN, Jhangris GS; Knowledge and attitudes of Canadian First Nations people toward organ donation and transplantation: a quantitative and qualitative analysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014; 64(5): 781-9

 

Holley JL, Davison SN. Advance care planning in CKD: clinical and research opportunities. Am J Kidney Dis 2014; 63(5):739-740

 

Davison SN, Koncicki H, Brennan F; Pain in Chronic Kidney Disease: A Scoping Review. Semin Dial. 2014; 27(2):188-204

Peer Reviewed, Invited Reviews and Editorials

Book Chapters

Wasylynuk BA, Davison SN. Conservative kidney management: An alternative care pathway for patients unlikely to benefit from dialysis. Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technologists. April-June 2017; 27(2):35-41

 

Davison SN. Patient-Orientated Research: Clinical Innovation Based on CKD Patients’ priorities for Care. Am J Kidney Disease. 2016 Dec; 68(6):833-835

 

Wasylynuk BA, Davison SN. An overview of advance care planning for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease: The basics. The Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technologists Journal. 2016 Jan-Mar; 26(1):24-9.

 

Wasylynuk BA, Davison SN.  Palliative care in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. The Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technologists Journal. 2015; (25)3:28-32

 

Davison SN. Pain, Analgesics, and Safety in Patients with CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015; 10(3):350-2

 

Holley JL, Davison SN. Incorporating supportive care in nephrology research, training, and care. ASN Kidney News. 2014; 6(1):5PC news weekly letter

Davison SN, Hui D. Renal palliative care. Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2nd Edition. Ed: Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Oxford University Press, Oxford New York, 2016

 

Davison SN. Pain Management in Chronic Kidney Disease. Up To Date. 2015

 

Davison SN. Supportive care for patients with advanced CKD. Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, Second Edition. Ed Dr. Bruera. 2014

 

Davison SN. End-Stage Renal Disease.  Palliative Medicine – Case Based Manual, 3rd Edition. Chapter 20; Ed: Oneschuk, Hagen, MacDonald; Oxford University Press, Oxford UK, 2012.

 

Davison SN, Ferro CJ, and Chambers J. Management of Pain in Renal Failure. Supportive Care for the Renal Patient 2nd Edition. Chapter 8; Oxford Supportive Care; Ed: Chambers, Germain, Brown; Oxford University Press, Oxford UK, March 18, 2010.

 

Davison SN, Holley J, and Seymour J. Advance Care Planning in Renal Failure. Supportive Care for the Renal Patient. 2nd Edition. Chapter 4; Oxford Supportive Care; Ed: Chambers, Germain, Brown; Oxford University Press, Oxford UK, March 18, 2010.

Vision: To help people enjoy life while living with advanced chronic kidney disease by becoming a world leader in kidney supportive care research and clinical innovation.

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Ju A, Unruh M, Davison SN, Dapueto J, Dew MA, Fluck R. Germain M, Jassal SV, Obrador G, O'Donoghue D, Tugwell P, Craig JC, Ralph AF, Howell M, Tong A. Patient-reported outcome measures for fatigue in patients on hemodialysis: A systematic review. AJKD. 2018 Mar; 71(3):327-343

 

Kassam A, Douglas M, Simon J, Cunningham S, Fassbender K, Shaw M, Davison SN. Behaviors in Advance Care Planning and Actions Survey (BACPACS): Development and Validation Part 1. BMC Palliative Care. 2017; 16: 56.

 

Davis JL, Davison SN. Hard choices, better outcomes: a review of shared decision-making and patient decision aids around dialysis initiation and conservative kidney management. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2017 May; 26(3):205-213

 

Brennan F, Stewart C, Burgess H, Davison SN, Moss AH, Murtagh FE, Germain M, Tranter S, Brown M. Time to Improve Informed Consent for Dialysis: An International Perspective. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jun 7; 12(6):1001-1009

 

Davison SN, Moss AH. Supportive Care: Meeting the Needs of Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1879-1880

 

Biondo PD, Lee LD, Davison SN, Simon JE; Advance Care Planning Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Program (ACP CRIO). How Health Care Systems Evaluate Their Advance Care Planning Initiatives: results from a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2016 Sep; 30(8):720-9

 

Tam-Tham H, King-Shier KM, Thomas CM, Quinn RR, Fruetel, Davison SN, Hemmelgarn BR. Prevalence of Barriers and Facilitators to Enhancing Conservative Kidney Management for Older Adults in the Primary Care Setting. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Nov; 11(11): 2012-2021

 

Brown E, Bekker H, Davison SN, Koffman J, Schell J. Supportive Care: Communication Strategies to Improve Cultural Competence in Shared Decision Making. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1902-1908

 

Morton RL, Kurella Tamura M, Coast J, Davison SN. Supportive Care: Economic Considerations in Advanced Kidney Disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1915-1920

 

Davison SN, Jassal SV. Supportive Care: Integration of Patient-Centred Kidney Care to Manage Symptoms and Geriatric Syndromes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1882-1891

 

Couchoud C, Hemmelgarn B, Kotanko P, Germain MJ, Moranne O, Davison SN. Supportive Care: Time to Change Our Prognostic Tools and Their Use in CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Oct 7; 11(10):1892-1901

 

Simon JE, Ghosh S, Heyland D, Cooke T, Davison SN, Holroyd-Leduc J,Wasylenko E, Howlett J, Fassbender K, for the Advance Care Planning Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Program (ACP CRIO). Evidence of Increasing Public Participation in Advance Care Planning: a Comparison of Polls in Alberta Between 2007 and 2013. BMJ SP Care 2016; 0:1-8

 

Biondo PD, Lee LD, Davison SN, Simon JE; Advance Care Planning Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Program (ACP CRIO). How Health Care Systems Evaluate Their Advance Care Planning Initiatives: results from a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2016 Sep; 30(8):720-9

 

Davison SN. Jhangri GS, Koffman J. Knowledge of and attitudes towards palliative care and hospice services among patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 2016; 6(1):66-74

 

Chochinov HM, Johnston W, McClement SE, Hack TF, Dufault B, Enns M, Thompson G, Harlos M, Damant RW, Ramsey CD, Davison SN, Zacharias J, Milke D, Strang D, Campbell-Enns H, Kredentser MS. Dignity and Distress towards the End of Life across Four Non-Cancer Populations. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 25; 11(1):e0188141

 

Davison SN, Levin A, Moss AH, Jha V, Brown EA, Brennan F, Murtagh FEM, Naicker S, Germain MJ, O’Donoghue DJ, Morton RL, Obrador GT. Executive Summary of the KDIGO Controversies Conference on Supportive Care in Chronic Kidney Disease: Developing a Roadmap to Improving Quality Care.  Kidney International. 2015; 88(3):447-59

 

Moss AH, Davison SN. How the End Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program Could Potentially Improve Quality of Life for Dialysis Patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015; 10(5):888-93

 

Tonelli M, Molzahn AE, Wiebe N, Davison SN, Gill J, Hemmelgarn BR, Manns BJ, Pannu N, Pelletier R, Thompson S, Klarenbach SW; Alberta Kidney Disease Network.  Relocation of remote-dwellers living with hemodialysis: a time trade-off survey.  Neph Dial Transplant.  2015; 30(10):1767-73

 

Davison SN, Jhangris GS; Knowledge and attitudes of Canadian First Nations people toward organ donation and transplantation: a quantitative and qualitative analysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014; 64(5): 781-9

 

Holley JL, Davison SN. Advance care planning in CKD: clinical and research opportunities. Am J Kidney Dis 2014; 63(5):739-740

 

Davison SN, Koncicki H, Brennan F; Pain in Chronic Kidney Disease: A Scoping Review. Semin Dial. 2014; 27(2):188-204

Patient-reported outcome measures for fatigue in patients on hemodialysis: A systematic review.

 

Behaviors in Advance Care Planning and Actions Survey (BACPACS): Development and Validation Part 1.

 

Hard choices, better outcomes: a review of shared decision-making and patient decision aids around dialysis initiation and conservative kidney management.

 

Time to Improve Informed Consent for Dialysis: An International Perspective.

 

Supportive Care: Meeting the Needs of Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease.

 

How Health Care Systems Evaluate Their Advance Care Planning Initiatives: results from a systematic review.

 

Prevalence of Barriers and Facilitators to Enhancing Conservative Kidney Management for Older Adults in the Primary Care Setting.

 

Supportive Care: Communication Strategies to Improve Cultural Competence in Shared Decision Making.

 

 Supportive Care: Economic Considerations in Advanced Kidney Disease.

 

Supportive Care: Integration of Patient-Centred Kidney Care to Manage Symptoms and Geriatric Syndromes.

 

Supportive Care: Time to Change Our Prognostic Tools and Their Use in CKD.

 

Evidence of Increasing Public Participation in Advance Care Planning: a Comparison of Polls in Alberta Between 2007 and 2013.

 

How Health Care Systems Evaluate Their Advance Care Planning Initiatives: results from a systematic review.

 

Knowledge of and attitudes towards palliative care and hospice services among patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.

 

Dignity and Distress towards the End of Life across Four Non-Cancer Populations.

 

 Executive Summary of the KDIGO Controversies Conference on Supportive Care in Chronic Kidney Disease: Developing a Roadmap to Improving Quality Care.

 

How the End Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program Could Potentially Improve Quality of Life for Dialysis Patients.

 

Relocation of remote-dwellers living with hemodialysis: a time trade-off survey.

 

Knowledge and attitudes of Canadian First Nations people toward organ donation and transplantation: a quantitative and qualitative analysis.

 

Advance care planning in CKD: clinical and research opportunities.

 

Pain in Chronic Kidney Disease: A Scoping Review.