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Working in the last 6 months before haemodialysis is associated with a better survival

20:00 EDT 13 Jun 2019 | AAAS

(ERA-EDTA) In a study published in CKJ, 26% of patients were employed 6 months prior to dialysis start -- but this fell to 15% when dialysis began. The study also showed that being made redundant increased mortality. Although no causal relationship can be inferred, Professor Alberto Ortiz, CKJ´s editor-in-chief concludes, 'We should encourage our CKD patients to stay employed while on dialysis and support them to balance work and treatment.'

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