Hemodialysis patients were more likely to miss their dialysis treatment if they had no access to a vehicle or had to take a city bus or public transportation to appointments. Missing appointments may be a ‚Äúsubstantial roadblock to achieving better patient outcomes.”

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Chan, K. E., Thadhani, R. I., & Maddux, F. W. (2014). Adherence barriers to chronic dialysis in the United States. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, 25(11), 2642-8.


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