How do clinical and psychological variables relate to quality of life in end-stage renal disease? Validating a proximal–distal model

The aims of this study were to: (1) validate the proximal–distal (PD) model in predialysis and early dialysis and (2) examine the role of hemoglobin on quality of life (QoL) in these patient groups. Cross-sectional observational studies of 475 participants recruited from four major university teaching hospitals were conducted. The multi-sample structural… (More)