Association of Emergency-Only vs Standard Hemodialysis With Mortality and Health Care Use Among Undocumented Immigrants With End-stage Renal Disease.

@article{Cervantes2017AssociationOE,
  title={Association of Emergency-Only vs Standard Hemodialysis With Mortality and Health Care Use Among Undocumented Immigrants With End-stage Renal Disease.},
  author={Lilia Hortensia Zendejas Cervantes and Delphine S Tuot and Rajeev Kavalakara Raghavan and Stuart L. Linas and Jeff Zoucha and Lena Sweeney and Chandan Vangala and Madelyne Hull and Mario Jes{\'u}s Aguilar Camacho and Angela Keniston and Charles E. Mcculloch and Vanessa Grubbs and Jessica Kendrick and Neil R. Powe},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={178 2},
  pages={
          188-195
        }
}
Importance Undocumented immigrants with end-stage renal disease have variable access to hemodialysis in the United States despite evidence-based standards for frequency of dialysis care. Objective To determine whether mortality and health care use differs among undocumented immigrants who receive emergency-only hemodialysis vs standard hemodialysis (3 times weekly at a health care center). Design, Setting, and Participants A retrospective cohort study was conducted of undocumented… CONTINUE READING
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