CKD and Hospitalization in the Elderly: A Community-Based Cohort Study in the United Kingdom.


Nitsch, D; Nonyane, BA; Smeeth, L; Bulpitt, CJ; Roderick, PJ; Fletcher, A; (2011) CKD and Hospitalization in the Elderly: A Community-Based Cohort Study in the United Kingdom. American journal of kidney diseases, 57 (5). pp. 664-72. ISSN 0272-6386 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2010.09.026

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Abstract

We previously have shown that chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in community-dwelling people 75 years and older. The present study addresses the hypothesis that CKD is associated with a higher rate of hospital admission at an older age.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
PubMed ID: 21146270
Web of Science ID: 289513600008
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1884

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