Table 4.

Frequency of discordant treatment among patients with ESRD who have a treatment-limiting directive

Type of Treatment LimitationNumber of PatientsaReceiving Discordant Treatment, N (%)
Do not resuscitate8590549 (6)
Do not hospitalize286153 (54)
Feeding restriction145722 (2)
Total patients with treatment-limiting directive9352707 (8)
  • a Patients may have more than one requested treatment limitation.