Symptom burden, depression, and quality of life in chronic and end-stage kidney disease.

@article{AbdelKader2009SymptomBD,
  title={Symptom burden, depression, and quality of life in chronic and end-stage kidney disease.},
  author={Khaled Abdel-Kader and Mark Lynn Unruh and Steven D. Weisbord},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 6},
  pages={1057-64}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES While many patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have impaired physical and psychologic well-being, less is known about these health domains in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD). The authors sought to compare symptoms, depression, and quality of life in patients with ESRD and those with CKD. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS Patients with ESRD and subjects with advanced CKD were enrolled. Patients' symptoms, depression, and… CONTINUE READING
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