Systematic comprehensive geriatric assessment in elderly patients on chronic dialysis: a cross-sectional comparative and feasibility study

BMC Nephrology, 05/31/2012

Geriatric conditions were highly prevalent among elderly dialysis patients and prevalences were comparable in both populations. The Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment proved feasible for recognition of these conditions and of overburdened caregivers. This could prevent further functional decline and preserve quality of life.

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