Geographic Variation in Black–White Differences in End-of-Life Care for Patients with ESRD

CJASN:  April 9, 2013

Background and objectives Patterns of end-of-life care among patients with ESRD differ by race. Whether the magnitude of racial differences in end-of-life care varies across regions is not known.

Design, setting, participants, & measurements This observational cohort study used data from the US Renal Data System and regional health care spending patterns from the Dartmouth Atlas of Healthcare.  Read more