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A study of sertraline in dialysis (ASSertID) : a protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial of drug treatment for depression in patients undergoing haemodialysis
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of depression in people receiving haemodialysis is high with estimates varying between 20 and 40 %. There is little research on the effectiveness of antidepressants in dialysis patients with the ...
The mortality and hospitalization rates associated with the long interdialytic gap in thrice-weekly hemodialysis patients
Excess mortality and hospitalization have been identified after the 2-day gap in thrice-weekly hemodialysis patients compared with 1-day intervals, although findings vary internationally. Here we aimed to identify factors ...
Medication beliefs are associated with phosphate binder non-adherence in hyperphosphatemic haemodialysis patients
OBJECTIVES: Patients with end-stage kidney disease receiving haemodialysis (HD) are at risk of cardiovascular disease and bone disorders related to high levels of serum phosphate. We studied the association between medication ...
Conservative care for ESRD in the United Kingdom : a national survey
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Conservative kidney management (CKM) has been developed in the United Kingdom (UK) as an alternative to dialysis for older patients with stage 5 CKD (CKD5) and multiple comorbidities. This national ...
You cannot choose your family : sociological ambivalence in the hemodialysis unit
Living with end-stage renal disease is challenging and requires a great deal of self-management, but little is known about the experiences of patients and staff around the subject. We held six focus groups in three ...