Health care payers are interested in policy-level interventions to increase peritoneal dialysis use in end-stage renal disease. We examined whether increases in physician remuneration for peritoneal dialysis were associated with greater peritoneal dialysis use.
To examine the association between individual-level deprivation and health-related quality of life (HRQL) in the general population.
The EQ-5D-5 L and the SF-12 are the most commonly used generic measures of health-related quality of life among people with arthritis. However, there is little evidence on the extent to which the individual dimensions and domains of these instruments perform among this population. The objective was to examine the discriminative validity of the EQ-5D-5 L and the SF-12…
As the adverse clinical outcomes common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be prevented or delayed, information on the cost of care across the spectrum of CKD can inform investments in CKD care.