Sexual experience of the chronic peritoneal dialysis patient.

  title={Sexual experience of the chronic peritoneal dialysis patient.},
  author={Thomas E. Steele and Diane B Wuerth and Susan H. Finkelstein and D M Juergensen and P. J{\"u}rgensen and Alan S. Kliger and Fredric O. Finkelstein},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  volume={7 8},
The actual and desired frequency of intercourse was studied in 68 randomly selected chronic peritoneal dialysis (CPD) patients. The results were correlated with standard measures of depression (Beck Depression inventory), anxiety (Patient Related Anxiety Scale), physical symptoms (Kupfer-Detre System 2), adequacy of dialysis (KT/Vurea) and nutrition (serum albumin level). In addition, patients assessed their quality of life (PAQOL) using an 1 to 10 analog scale. The mean +/- SD age of all… CONTINUE READING
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