Chronic Kidney Disease

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Nutritional status, cardiovascular comorbidities linked to increased mortality risk in older hemodialysis patients

September 24, 2018

In patients with CKD, caffeine intake may be inversely associated with all-cause mortality

September 21, 2018
Among patients with chronic kidney disease, caffeine intake appears to be negatively correlated with all-cause mortality, according to recently published…
In the Journals

Low eGFR was associated with hospital-acquired infections after major surgery

September 21, 2018
Low estimated glomerular filtration rate may increase the risk of hospital-acquired infection in patients who have undergone major surgery, according to a published…
In the Journals

Underlying disease, age cited as factors linked with recovery of kidney function in children with presumed ESKD

September 20, 2018
Results indicated recovery of kidney function in pediatric patients with presumed ESKD on maintenance dialysis 2 years after initiation was rare and correlated with…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: HIV Treatment in Patients with Comorbidities

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

In this case-based video, Eric S. Daar, MD and Paul E. Sax, MD discuss the management of an older man with long-term…
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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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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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