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Patients’ families prefer when dialysis is stopped before death or additional hospice services are provided

October 18, 2019
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Use of high-risk kidneys varies among transplant centers, shortens time on waitlist

October 18, 2019
Newly published findings suggest that while increased utilization of “high-risk” kidneys was associated with shorter time to transplantation, there was…

HHS, ASN announce steering committee for KidneyX

October 17, 2019
The HHS and the American Society of Nephrology have announced the members of the steering committee for KidneyX. According to a press release, the committee is made of a…
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Study: Syphilis is three times more common in patients with ESKD

October 17, 2019
Compared with the general population, researchers found that the incidence of syphilis was more than 3 times greater in patients with ESKD. “The incidence of new…
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Ace the Case: A 78-Year-Old Man With Acute Onset of Right Ankle Pain and Swelling

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This educational activity will utilize a case study to discuss the diagnosis and management of a 78-year-old man…
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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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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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