Cognitive Decline and Its Risk Factors in Prevalent Hemodialysis Patients.

  title={Cognitive Decline and Its Risk Factors in Prevalent Hemodialysis Patients.},
  author={David A Drew and Daniel E Weiner and Hocine Tighiouart and Sarah Duncan and Aditi Gupta and Tammy M Scott and Mark J Sarnak},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={69 6},
BACKGROUND Cognitive impairment is common in patients treated with hemodialysis. The trajectory of cognitive function and risk factors for cognitive decline remain uncertain in this population. STUDY DESIGN Longitudinal cohort. SETTING & PARTICIPANTS 314 prevalent hemodialysis patients. PREDICTORS Age, sex, race, education level, hemodialysis vintage… CONTINUE READING