Cost analysis and health-related quality of life of home and self-care satellite haemodialysis.

@article{Malmstrm2008CostAA,
  title={Cost analysis and health-related quality of life of home and self-care satellite haemodialysis.},
  author={Raija K Malmstr{\"o}m and R. Roine and A Kristina Heikkil{\"a} and Pirjo R{\"a}s{\"a}nen and Harri Sintonen and Riitta Muroma-Karttunen and Eero Olavi Honkanen},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={1990-6}
}
BACKGROUND Home haemodialysis (HHD) and self-care satellite dialyses (SHD) have been suggested to offer significant benefits over conventional in-centre haemodialysis. However, little is known about differences between these two modalities. The purpose of the study was to analyse costs and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of HHD and SHD. METHODS On 15 October 2004, a total of 65 patients attended self-care haemodialysis in the area. Of those patients, 33 were on HHD and 32 on SHD. Cost… CONTINUE READING
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