Risk factors for hospital utilization in chronic dialysis patients. Southeastern Kidney Council (Network 6).


It is not known if the risk factors for hospital utilization are similar to the risk factors for mortality in chronic dialysis patients. The risk factors associated with hospital days per year of patient risk were identified in a subset of patients in Network 6 (the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia) who began dialysis in 1989. The… (More)


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