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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Physical Resilience Prediction in Advanced Renal Disease
Principal Investigator:

Christopher B Bowling

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: March 2019 - February 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $321,293
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT Background: Older Veterans with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) face complex decisions to initiate or forgo dialysis in the context of uncertainty about their future health and physical function. Making these decisions is complicated by the course of advanced CKD which is characterized by frequent health events that further worsen function. Decisions support tools are needed that are specific to the clinical course of advanced CKD and predict outcomes that matter most to these pat...

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