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Web conference on DPM trends - Thursday, September 15Web conference on DPM trends - Thursday, September 15
The DOPPS Practice Monitor (DPM) reports representative data in the form of more than 1500 regularly updated charts, figures, and data tables, based on a sample of over 11,000 patients in more than 200 US hemodialysis facilities.
We will host a web conference to discuss the latest trends in hemodialysis practice on Thursday, September 15 at 3 p.m. EDT. Click here to register.
 

Can changes in quality of life predict mortality in hemodialysis patients?Can changes in quality of life predict mortality in hemodialysis patients?

Measures of Health-Related Quality of Life (HR-QOL) have consistently demonstrated much lower quality of life among hemodialysis patients compared to the general population and to those with other chronic medical conditions. In a study published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, investigators hypothesized that a decline in HR-QOL would be associated with increased risk of death. Read more...

 

CKDopps: New study designed to examine the effects of chronic kidney disease careCKDopps: New study designed to examine the effects of chronic kidney disease care

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an increasing international problem, and minimizing the complications associated with advanced CKD and improving the transition to dialysis and transplantation represents a challenge. The CKD Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (CKDopps) is a new international prospective cohort study designed to meet this challenge by describing and evaluating variation in nephrologist-led CKD practices. Read more...

 


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The DOPPS Practice Monitor (DPM) tracks data on hemodialysis practices in the United States, Canada, and Germany. Visit the DPM.

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