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1985) also used the Karnofsky Scale, employing it as an objective indicator of quality of life in a comparison of home dialysis, in-center dialysis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), and transplant patients.
The National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation study (Health Care Financing Administration 1987) reported on functional limitations of ESRD patients using both the Karnofsky Scale and the SIP.