TITLE

Hospitalization Discharge Diagnoses for Kidney Disease -- United States, 1980-2005

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/28/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p309
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which characterized national trends in kidney disease hospitalizations, using data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey from 1980-2005. The study indicated that the numbers and rates of kidney disease hospital discharge diagnoses have increased, an increasing number of kidney disease hospital discharges are associated with diabetes mellitus or hypertension and a shift has occurred in the type of kidney disease. Limitations of the findings of the study cited.
ACCESSION #
31745304

 

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