Patients' perception of health on renal replacement therapy: evaluation using a new instrument.

@article{Khan1995PatientsPO,
  title={Patients' perception of health on renal replacement therapy: evaluation using a new instrument.},
  author={Izhar H Khan and Andrew Malcolm Garratt and Alok Kumar and Debra Jennings Cody and G. R. D. Catto and Nwanegbo Edward and Alison M Macleod},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={1995},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={684-9}
}
Patients' perception of their health is an important outcome measure in the management of chronic disease. Comparing that perception from patients receiving different forms of renal replacement therapy (RRT) with data from the general population could be used to monitor the effectiveness of treatment. The short form 36 (SF-36) questionnaire is a general measure of health status which has been validated in the UK and uses eight health scales comprising physical function, social function, role… CONTINUE READING
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