Does conservative kidney management offer a quantity or quality of life benefit compared to dialysis? A systematic review

Louise Engelbrecht Buur, Jens Kristian Madsen, Inge Eidemak, Elizabeth Krarup, Thomas Guldager Lauridsen, Lena Helbo Taasti & Jeanette Finderup
Abstract Background Patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease (CKD5) collaborate with their clinicians when choosing their future treatment modality. Most elderly patients with CKD5 may only have two treatment options: dialysis or conservative kidney management (CKM). The objective of this systematic review was to investigate whether CKM offers a quantity or quality of life benefit compared to dialysis for some patients with CKD5. Methods The databases MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library, and CINAHL were...
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