- Physical function and gait speed in patients with chronic kidney diseasePatricia Painter
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Nephrol Nurs J 40:529-38; quiz 539. 2013..Measurement of gait speed in patients with CKD may be valuable in identifying those at risk for adverse events, including disability and mortality...
- Assessing physical function and physical activity in patients with CKDPatricia Painter
Department of Physical Therapy University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:861-72. 2013..On the basis of the information presented, recommendations for incorporating routine assessment of physical function and encouragement for physical activity in clinical care are provided...
- A closer look at frailty in ESRD: getting the measure rightPatricia Painter
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Hemodial Int 17:41-9. 2013..Frailty is highly prevalent in hemodialysis patients; however, measured constructs of the components of frailty should be used to report the frailty phenotype...
- Effects of modality change on health-related quality of lifePatricia Painter
School of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108 1290, USA
Hemodial Int 16:377-86. 2012..Modality change to transplant results in significant improvement in HRQoL, achieving levels similar to controls. Change to daily hemodialysis improves only select HRQoL domains and remains low in disease-specific domains...