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2022 Mar

Clin Kidney J



The relationship between chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus and health-related quality of life: a systematic review.


Poku E, Harnan S, Rooney G, Martyn-St James M, Hernández-Alava M, Schaufler T, Thokala P, Fotheringham J
Clin Kidney J. 2022 Mar; 15(3):484-499.
PMID: 35211305.


Chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus (CKD-aP) is a common and burdensome condition for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) patients, especially those receiving haemodialysis. High-quality evidence of the relationship between CKD-aP and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) can therefore inform clinicians and policymakers about treatment choice and reimbursement decisions.