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  1. Dismal rehabilitation in geriatric inner-city hemodialysis patients.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To assess the extent of functional and vocational rehabilitation achieved by elderly inner-city patients sustained on maintenance hemodialysis.

    Design.-Inception cohort study of elderly patients who have end-stage renal disease using a modified Karnofsky rating system.

    The need for a wheelchair, participation in household activities, and effect of comorbid conditions were noted.

    Current status was compared with patient's recollection of functional activity level 2 years before commencing maintenance hemodialysis.

    Setting.-Seven outpatient, hospital-affiliated and private hemodialysis units in Brooklyn, NY.

    Patients.-One hundred four patients aged 65 years or older who were receiving maintenance hemodialysis for at least 6 months.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Rein pathologie, Vieillard, Age, Etude statistique, Insuffisance rénale, Stade terminal, Hémodialyse, Epuration extrarénale, Autonomie, Dépendance fonctionnelle, Echelle Karnofsky, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Renal disease, Elderly, Age, Statistical study, Renal failure, Terminal stade, Hemodialysis, Extrarenal dialysis, Autonomy, Functional dependence, Urinary system disease, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0198859

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.