Physical symptoms and quality of life in patients on chronic dialysis: results of the netherlands cooperative study on adequacy of dialysis (NECOSAD)


BACKGROUND So far, little attention has been paid to the value of dialysis adequacy for patients' quality of life (QL). Therefore we studied the impact of demographic, clinical, and dialysis characteristics on physical symptoms and perceived QL. METHODS The study population consisted of 120 incident chronic haemodialysis (HD) and 106 peritoneal dialysis… (More)

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