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Editorial Comment: Health-Related Quality of Life in Hemodialysis Patients: An Iranian Multi-Center Study

Ehsan Nobakht 1 and Scott D Cohen 1 , *
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1 Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: March 01, 2014, 6 (2); e16986
  • Published Online: March 9, 2014
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: December 18, 2013
  • Accepted: January 21, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.16986

To Cite: Nobakht E, Cohen S D. Editorial Comment: Health-Related Quality of Life in Hemodialysis Patients: An Iranian Multi-Center Study, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2014 ; 6(2):e16986. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.16986.

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