Effect of family environment and donor source on patient quality of life following renal transplantation.

@article{Christensen2002EffectOF,
  title={Effect of family environment and donor source on patient quality of life following renal transplantation.},
  author={Alan J. Christensen and Katherine A. Raichle and Shawna L. Ehlers and Andrew J Bertolatus},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={468-76}
}
The authors examined the degree to which the supportiveness of a patient's family environment predicts change in quality of life following renal transplantation. The sample consisted of 95 patients receiving renal grafts from either a living donor or a cadaveric donor. Patients were initially assessed prior to transplantation with follow-up assessment… CONTINUE READING