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Clinical and laboratory variables associated with quality of life in Brazilian haemodialysis patients: a single-centre study.

Authors
  • Santos, Paulo Roberto
  • Franco Sansigolo Kerr, Lígia Regina
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista médica de Chile
Publisher
SciELO Comision Nacional de Investigacion Cientifica Y Tecnologica
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2008
Volume
136
Issue
10
Pages
1264–1271
Identifiers
DOI: /S0034-98872008001000005
PMID: 19194622
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Age and albumin were the main variables associated with quality life, and the calcium-phosphorus product was associated with a strategic domain: vitality. Attention to albumin and ageing effects, control of the calcium-phosphorus product and improvement of physical conditioning are necessary to achieve better HRQOL.

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