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Eculizumab use before kidney transplant may reduce risk of future dialysis, improve outcomes

December 14, 2018

Kidneys from deceased AKI donors not linked with greater rates of all-cause graft failure

December 14, 2018
The use of donor AKI kidneys is not associated with reduced allograft survival and does not adversely affect post-transplant outcomes beyond the first year, according to…
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Dialysis reimbursement policies poor, lead to high health care costs worldwide

December 13, 2018
Government reimbursement for hemodialysis and PD is inadequate to treat all patients with ESKD in low- and middle-income countries and programs to prevent the…

After a 39% cut in 2018, payment for dialysis access procedures will remain stable next year

December 13, 2018
Plans by CMS to bundle codes for vascular access procedures, set to take effect in January, have been shelved after opposition from vascular access groups and members of…
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CME CNE CE CPE

Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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PerspectiveOpen Access

Health Literacy and Medication Management in Chronic Kidney Disease

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2017, Volume 1 Issue 3
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the progressive decline of kidney function, which may eventually lead to kidney failure…
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CME CE CNE

Pain Management Update

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This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with information on pain including the physiology and types…
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American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting