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Health-related quality of life and the patient perspective

Fredric O. Finkelstein and Susan H. Finkelstein

in Landmark Papers in Nephrology

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Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199699254
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191763519 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199699254.003.0020

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Health-related quality of life and the patient perspective

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Chapter 20 covers landmark papers about health-related quality of life and the patient perspective, including the differential impact of peritoneal dialysis, conventional hemodialysis, and modifications of the conventional haemodialysis regimen on patient perceptions, as well as the variable impact of the dialysis treatment regimen itself on the patients’ perception of their HRQOL and how alterations in the dialysis treatment regimen can have positive impacts on various patient-related outcomes.

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Subjects: Nephrology

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