The Oxford-Manchester study of dialysis patients. Age, risk factors and treatment method in relation to quality of life.

A retrospective study of 159 patients who started Haemodialysis (HD) or Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD), between 1981 and 1984 was carried out in two UK Renal Units. An extension of the study was carried out in one unit during 1985, gathering data on 30 patients aged greater than 65. The aim was to assess whether age, medical or social risk… CONTINUE READING