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Causes of death in end-stage kidney disease 

Causes of death in end-stage kidney disease
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Causes of death in end-stage kidney disease
Author(s):

Edwina Brown

, Fliss Murtagh

, Emma Murphy

, and Max Watson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199695690.003.0004
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date: 12 December 2019

Mortality 66

Causes of death 68

Cardiac arrest 70

Stopping dialysis 72

Conservative care 74

Predicting the end of life 76

Mortality rates for patients with ESKD are worse than for most cancers with an overall median survival of less than 6 years, though this does vary with age. UK Renal Registry data...

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