Chronic Kidney Disease

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Common tool may not predict physical function decline in older patients on dialysis

May 27, 2020
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Opioid-benzodiazepine combination linked to increased mortality in patients on dialysis

May 27, 2020
Patients with kidney failure who were dispensed a short-acting benzodiazepine in combination with opioids had an increased risk for mortality within 1 year of initiating…
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Certain environmental chemicals linked to increased kidney disease risk

May 26, 2020
Exposure to seven types of environmental chemicals may play a role in elevating the risk for kidney disease, according to study results. “Recently, people have…
In the Journals

Patients on hemodialysis report ‘debilitating effects’ with coexisting sleep apnea

May 21, 2020
After conducting qualitative interviews with patients on hemodialysis and newly diagnosed sleep apnea, researchers from South Wales, Australia, found many patients…
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CME

Ace the Case: A 78-Year-Old Man With Acute Onset of Right Ankle Pain and Swelling

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Presentation of Renal Disease in Children

Pediatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 42 Issue 3
CME Educational Objectives 1. Review the modes of presentation of renal disease in children. 2. Understand the role of…
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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Curbside Consults: Managing a Patient With Renal Involvement

This activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

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