PALLIATIVE / SUPPORTIVE CARE FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) PATIENTS

Harefuah. 2022 May;161(5):327-332.ABSTRACTPatients with advanced/chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 5 face a high burden of comorbidity, physical and mental symptoms, and impaired quality of life (QOL). Dialysis, which has become a treatment of choice, cannot supply an optimal replacement of the kidney function. Old and fragile dialysis patients with multiple comorbidities often need expensive medical treatments, repeated hospitalizations, and their life expectancy is not longer than those who have chosen not to use dialysis. The WHO emphasizes the need of palliation for serious and incurable diseases, such as CKD stage 5. Among patients who suffer from under-diagnosis and under-treatment of…
Origen: PALLIATIVE / SUPPORTIVE CARE FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) PATIENTS – PubMed

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