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End Stage Renal Disease

The Prevalence of Sexual Dysfunction among Patients with End Stage Renal Disease in Jamaica

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10.7727/wimj.2013.234
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The prevalence of sexual dysfunctions among patients with end stage renal disease in Jamaica is considerably high for both males and females.
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Background: Sexual performance and gratification impact quality of life. Although recognized in the literature as a problem, sexual dysfunction among patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) has never been studied in Jamaica.
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e-Published: 18 Feb, 2014

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Report from the Caribbean Renal Registry, 2006

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355–63
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Early detection of breast cancer has been shown to decrease death rate. In Jamaica, there is a low screening rate. The authors review the various imaging modalities and their roles, particularly the continued importance of mammographic screening.

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Aim: To develop a renal registry that will monitor renal epidemiology in the Caribbean and help determine the burden of disease.

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e-Published: 03 Jul, 2013

Quality of Life in End Stage Renal Disease: A Multicentre Comparative Study

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235–242
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Overall quality of life in patients with end stage renal disease is good. Domain of highest concern were burden of kidney disease and patient satisfaction.

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Background: Quality of Life (QOL) in patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is an important measure of dialysis adequacy. Health related QOL is an independent risk factor for mortality in ESRD. The Kidney Disease QOL questionnaire is a highly validated disease targeted instrument with global application. We sought to document QOL and the predictive factors in a cohort of patients with ESRD in Jamaica and Panama.

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e-Published: 18 Sep, 2013

Quality of Life and its Correlates in Chronic Dialysis Patients

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