Postdialysis fatigue.

  title={Postdialysis fatigue.},
  author={Allan H Sklar and Lee Ann Riesenberg and A K Silber and Waqar Uddin Ahmed and Amjad Ali},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={28 5},
To clarify the demographic and clinicolaboratory features of postdialysis fatigue (PDF), we enrolled 85 patients on maintenance hemodialysis in a cross-sectional study using validated questionnaires and chart review. Forty-three patients complained of fatigue after dialysis. On formal testing using the Kidney Disease Questionnaire, the PDF group had statistically greater severity of fatigue and somatic complaints than the group of patients without subjective fatigue (P = 0.03 and 0.04… CONTINUE READING
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