Associations of depressive symptoms and pain with dialysis adherence, health resource utilization, and mortality in patients receiving chronic hemodialysis.

@article{Weisbord2014AssociationsOD,
  title={Associations of depressive symptoms and pain with dialysis adherence, health resource utilization, and mortality in patients receiving chronic hemodialysis.},
  author={Steven D. Weisbord and Maria K. Mor and Mary Ann Sevick and Anne Marie Shields and Bruce L Rollman and Paul M Palevsky and Robert M. Arnold and Jamie A. Green and Michael J. Fine},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 9},
  pages={1594-602}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Depressive symptoms and pain are common in patients receiving chronic hemodialysis, yet their effect on dialysis adherence, health resource utilization, and mortality is not fully understood. This study sought to characterize the longitudinal associations of these symptoms with dialysis adherence, emergency department (ED) visits… CONTINUE READING