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Predicting risk of mortality in dialysis patients: a retrospective cohort study evaluating the prognostic value of a simple chest X-ray
Abstract Background Clinical outcomes of dialysis patients are variable, and improved knowledge of prognosis would inform decisions regarding patient management. We assessed the value of simple, ...
Patterns in blood pressure medication use in US incident dialysis patients over the first 6 months
Abstract Background Several observational studies have evaluated the effect of a single exposure window with blood pressure (BP) medications on outcomes in incident dialysis patients, but whether ...
Trends in anemia management in US hemodialysis patients 2004--2010
Abstract Background There have been major changes in the management of anemia in US hemodialysis patients in recent years. We sought to determine the influence of clinical trial results, safety ...
Association of frailty and physical function in patients with non-dialysis CKD: a systematic review
Abstract Background Frailty is a condition characterized by a decline in physical function and functional capacity. Common symptoms of frailty, such as weakness and exhaustion, are prevalent in ...
Non invasive endothelial function testing and risk of adverse outcomes: systematic review literature search protocol
Includes terms list, databases and dates searched, literature search strategy (PubMed MEDLINE), benchmark papers list (by PMID).
Young aboriginals are less likely to receive a renal transplant: a Canadian national study
Abstract Background Previous studies have demonstrated Aboriginals are less likely to receive a renal transplant in comparison to Caucasians however whether this applies to the entire population ...