Socioeconomic differences in the uptake of home dialysis.

  title={Socioeconomic differences in the uptake of home dialysis.},
  author={Blair S. Grace and Philip Andrew Clayton and Nicholas A Gray and Stephen McDonald},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  volume={9 5},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Home dialysis creates fewer lifestyle disruptions while providing similar or better outcomes than in-center hemodialysis. Socioeconomically advantaged patients are more likely to commence home dialysis (peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis) in many developed countries. This study investigated associations between socioeconomic status and uptake of home dialysis in Australia, a country with universal access to health care and comparatively high rates of home… CONTINUE READING
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