Relation of Complementary-Alternative Medicine use with glomerular filtration rate and depression in patients with chronic kidney disease at predialysis stage


Esen B. , Atay A. E. , Gokmen E. S. , Karakoc A., Sari H., Sarisakal S., ...More

NEPHROLOGY, vol.20, no.10, pp.671-678, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/nep.12503
  • Title of Journal : NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.671-678

Abstract

AimComplementary and alternative medicine is a broad field of health including all health care practices and methods, and their accompanying theories and beliefs. In the present study, we aimed to examine the frequency of complementary-alternative medicine use, and its relation with glomerular filtration rate and depression in patients with chronic kidney disease at predialysis stage.