Introduction to Outcomes Assessment in End - Stage Kidney Disease
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End - stage kidney disease (ESKD) is characterized by deterioration of renal
function, which ends fatally in uremia, and this is detected by multisystem
manifestations. The present book evaluates the state of the science in end - stage kidney
disease outcomes assessment and offers perspectives on what is required to advance the
field. The chapters collectively cover a diverse set of topics, which are examined in a
sequence suggested by the broad section heading below. Developed as stand - alone
documents, the chapters can be read in any order. Each chapter presents a number of
findings and the previews below provide only a favor of the full range of results.
End - stage kidney disease, ESKD, outcomes, chapter, findings,
section, preview, topics.
Sotiria Hospital for Thoracic Diseases, Athens, Greece; Center for Research and Technology, Department of Kinesiology, Health & Quality of Life Research Group, Trikala, Thessaly, Greece.