Outcomes for adolescent Hispanic hemodialysis patients: findings from the ESRD Clinical Performance Measures Project.

@article{Frankenfield2006OutcomesFA,
  title={Outcomes for adolescent Hispanic hemodialysis patients: findings from the ESRD Clinical Performance Measures Project.},
  author={Diane L. Frankenfield and Meredith A Atkinson and Barbara A. Fivush and Alicia M. Neu},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={
          870-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND There is limited information regarding outcomes of dialytic care for Hispanic adolescent hemodialysis patients. METHODS Ethnicity information was collected for all adolescent in-center hemodialysis patients for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2000 End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Clinical Performance Measures Project. Associations between intermediate outcomes and Hispanic ethnicity were determined. Associations of ethnicity and other demographic/clinical variables with… CONTINUE READING

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