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Early dialysis initiation linked to lower survival in pediatric patients

July 19, 2019

Groups aim to include patients with CKD in clinical trials

July 19, 2019
Although the disease affects 850 million people worldwide, patients with chronic kidney disease are still excluded from clinical trials, according to a press release…
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Home dialysis increases in United States regardless of patient race/ethnicity

July 18, 2019
In recent years, an increasing number of patients with ESKD began using home dialysis, according to a recently published study. This growth was seen among all racial and…

FDA offers tips on advising patients how to dispose of unneeded medications

July 18, 2019
Proper disposal of unused prescription medication remains a major public health priority for the FDA, particularly for prescription opioid pain medicines, due to our
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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Discussing end of life issues and palliative care options with patients who have life-limiting illnesses is…
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Evaluating the Effectiveness of the How to Talk to Your Doctor HANDbook Program

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Spring 2019, Volume 3 Issue 2
Millions of Americans have low health literacy, potentially leading to a number of issues including medication errors…
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Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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