Risk factors for hospitalization among older, incident haemodialysis patients (pages 712–717)
Kimberly L Schoonover, LaTonya J Hickson, Suzanne M Norby, Marie C Hogan, Sanjay Chaudhary, Robert C Albright Jr, John J Dillon, James T McCarthy and Amy W Williams
Article first published online: 23 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/nep.12129
Summary at a Glance
This study identifies potential factors associated with the frequency and timing of hospitalizations in older patients commencing dialysis, including use of a CVC and initial dialysis when hospitalized. Hospitalizations were mainly because of cardiac and infectious aetiology.