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Sodium bicarbonate treatment for metabolic acidosis may lower risk of CKD progression, mortality

October 16, 2019
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Charlson Comorbidity Index score may help predict hospital readmission for patients on dialysis

October 16, 2019
Among patients who received maintenance dialysis, those who had higher Charlson Comorbidity Index scores were more likely to have unplanned 30-day hospital readmissions…
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Certain antidepressants linked to increased hip fracture risk for patients on hemodialysis

October 15, 2019
Researchers of a published study found both short- and long-term use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors was associated with increased risk for hip fracture among…

NRAA inducts new leadership, including president-elect to begin term in 2020

October 15, 2019
The National Renal Administrators Association has elected several individuals to serve in leadership positions, all of whom were inducted at its annual conference last…
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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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Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients

Pediatric Annals, July 2018, Volume 47 Issue 7
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is pervasive, affecting a significant proportion of critically ill and noncritically ill…
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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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