The quality of life of patients with end-stage renal disease.

@article{Evans1985TheQO,
  title={The quality of life of patients with end-stage renal disease.},
  author={Rhobert Wyn Evans and Diane L. Manninen and Louis P. Garrison and L. Gary Hart and Christopher R. Blagg and Robert A. Gutman and Alan R Hull and Edmund G Lowrie},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1985},
  volume={312 9},
  pages={553-9}
}
We assessed the quality of life of 859 patients undergoing dialysis or transplantation, with the goal of ascertaining whether objective and subjective measures of the quality of life were influenced by case mix or treatment. We found that 79.1 per cent of the transplant recipients were able to function at nearly normal levels, as compared with between 47.5 and 59.1 per cent of the patients treated with dialysis (depending on the type). Nearly 75 per cent of the transplant recipients were able… CONTINUE READING

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