Treating symptoms to improve the quality of life in patients on chronic hemodialysis

@article{Bossola2019TreatingST,
  title={Treating symptoms to improve the quality of life in patients on chronic hemodialysis},
  author={Maurizio Bossola and Gilda Pepe and Anna Picca and Riccardo Calvani and Emanuele Marzetti},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
  year={2019},
  volume={51},
  pages={885-887}
}
Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients on chronic hemodialysis has not improved significantly in the last 20 years. This is largely due to their substantial symptom burden which is rarely assessed and treated in routine clinical practice. This is also consequence of the lack of an appropriate armamentarium for the treatments of such symptoms. Adequate studies on the causes and pathogenesis of the symptoms of hemodialysis patients are needed followed by high-quality studies on… CONTINUE READING
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