A study published in JAMA Network Open showed: nephrologists treat the most complex patients. As ERA-EDTA president Professor Carmine Zoccali explains, kidney patients are highly vulnerable and need special care, but nephrology is a neglected discipline in many European healthcare systems. According to the ERA-EDTA it is time for a better financial funding of nephrology as well as more efforts to raise awareness for kidney disease in the population.
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Comparison of the Complexity of Patients Seen by Different Medical Subspecialists in a Universal Health Care System | Infectious Diseases | JAMA Network Open | JAMA Network
This cohort study compares 9 markers of patient complexity among patients treated by physicians in different specialties in Alberta, Canada, using data collected by the province’s universal health care system.