Pre-ESKD Nephrology Care and Employment at the Start of Dialysis

By Ahmed A. Awan, Bo Zhao, Samaya J. Anumudu, Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer, Vivian Ho and Kevin F. Erickson

The authors found that six months of pre–end-stage kidney disease nephrology care did not significantly improve the likelihood that patients would remain employed when they started dialysis. This finding underscores the need to identify effective methods to help patients stay employed when they transition to dialysis. Kidney International Reports: