Depression, quality of life and malnutrition-inflammation scores in hemodialysis patients.

@article{Ibrahim2008DepressionQO,
  title={Depression, quality of life and malnutrition-inflammation scores in hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Salwa Abdelzaher Mabrouk Ibrahim and Omima El Salamony},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={784-91}
}
BACKGROUND Depression is the most common psychiatric illness in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and has been associated with increased risk of death, cardiovascular events and hospitalization in a substantial proportion of patients. Impaired quality of life (QoL) has been reported in dialysis patients and is a marker of poor outcome. We aimed to assess the prevalence of depression and QoL status among chronic hemodialysis patients. We explored the relationship between depressive… CONTINUE READING

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