Journal article

Attitudes and Practices of Australian Nephrologists Toward Implementation of Clinical Genomics

Kushani Jayasinghe, Catherine Quinlan, Andrew J Mallett, Peter G Kerr, Belinda McClaren, Amy Nisselle, Amali Mallawaarachchi, Kevan R Polkinghorne, Chirag Patel, Stephanie Best, Zornitza Stark

Kidney International Reports | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021


Introduction: Genomic testing is becoming widely available as a diagnostic tool, although widespread implementation is not yet established in nephrology. Methods: An anonymous electronic survey was administered to investigate experience and confidence with genomic tests, perceived clinical utility of genomic services, preferences for service delivery models, and readiness for implementation among nephrologists. Questions were guided by a comprehensive literature review and published tools, including a validated theoretical framework for implementation of genomic medicine: Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). Results: Responses were received from 224 clinicians, of which..

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Awarded by Australian National Health & Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program and a grant from the Australian National Health & Medical Research Council (GNT1113531); the contents are solely the responsibility of the individual authors and do not reflect the views of the NHMRC.