Quality of life benefits of early anaemia treatment.

@article{Valderrbano2000QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life benefits of early anaemia treatment.},
  author={Fernando Valderr{\'a}bano},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={15 Suppl 3},
  pages={23-8}
}
In evaluating outcomes in end-stage renal disease (ESRD), quality of life has become as important as morbidity and mortality. Various instruments are available to analyse patients' perceptions of the physical, psychological and social domains of health. Non-specific instruments, such as the Sickness Impact Profile, the Karnofsky Scale, and the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36), have been widely used in evaluating quality of life in various chronic diseases… CONTINUE READING

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