Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations Among Dialysis Patients

Article February 24, 2020

Previous reports indicated that patients receiving dialysis three days a week had higher death rates after the three-day interval. However, day-of-the-week patterns of emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations have rarely been investigated. A study published August 2019 (https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0220966) using 2013 data from the United States Renal Data System examined rates of ED visits and…

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