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Recommended intraperitoneal vancomycin dosing seen as too high for children with PD-associated peritonitis

March 25, 2019
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VIDEO: Antibiotic-loaded bone cement should not be used for TKA in patients with kidney disease, according to speaker

March 25, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Darwin Chen, MD, discussed the use antibiotic-loaded bone cement in primary total knee…
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Computer adaptive tests for QOL more efficient than standard method

March 22, 2019
The current method of measuring patient quality of life using the Kidney Disease Quality of Life-36 scale is less efficient than using a CKD-specific survey; and…
In the Journals

Patients, nephrologists, consumer ratings disagree on CKD app efficacy

March 22, 2019
Following a study of 28 kidney disease maintenance apps for smartphones, researchers found only a small subset of these apps was highly rated by both patients and…
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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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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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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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