Frailty and quality of life: a cross-sectional study of Brazilian patients with pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease

@inproceedings{Mansur2014FrailtyAQ,
  title={Frailty and quality of life: a cross-sectional study of Brazilian patients with pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease},
  author={Henrique Novais Mansur and Fernando A B Colugnati and Fabiane Rossi dos Santos Grincenkov and Marcus Bastos},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE Chronic kidney disease (CKD) induces frailty and worsens quality of life (QOL), even in the early stages of the disease and in young patients. However, there is a lack of knowledge about the relationship between frailty and QOL in CKD patients. Thus, we investigated this relationship in a sample of CKD patients. METHODS A cross-observational study was conducted, in which 61 CKD patients receiving pre-dialysis treatment were assessed. All participants completed the Short Form-36 Health… CONTINUE READING

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