CSCI Joe Doupe: End Stage Renal Disease among Aboriginal People

Hammelgan, Brenda R.
December 2006
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Dec2006, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p383
Academic Journal
The article discusses the prevalence and causes of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) among aboriginal people in Canada. In the U.S., the rate of Aboriginal people with ESRD has multiplied to greater number, however, there is higher level in the number of prevalent dialysis patients in Canada. Key information regarding the survival and care for Aboriginal individuals with ESRD are also discussed.


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