Time of diagnosis of chronic renal failure and assessment of quality of life in haemodialysis patients.

BACKGROUND Time of diagnosis of chronic renal failure ani predialysis care may be important factors related to the quality of life of patients on dialysis treatment. METHODS We evaluated the quality of life of 113 haemodialysis patients who had a late (< or = 1 month before starting dialysis, n = 53) or early (> or = 6 months, n = 60) diagnosis of chronic… CONTINUE READING