Measuring the burden of illness for end-stage renal disease: Some heavy lifting required

G. De Lissovoy

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Abstract

Estimates for the burden of illness (BOI) attributable to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Canada are presented in the article by Zelmer. This Commentary describes the methodology of BOI analysis, its role in formulating public policy, and the potential application to improving care for ESRD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1045-1047
Number of pages3
JournalKidney International
Volume72
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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