Chronic Kidney Disease

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Groups aim to include patients with CKD in clinical trials

July 19, 2019
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Study: Patients with abnormal kidney function are not getting timely follow-up

July 18, 2019
A team of investigators studying electronic medical data on more than 200,000 adults found 58% of patients with a newly abnormal eGFR were not getting timely follow-up…
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Financial barriers to health care access may increase distress in patients with CKD

July 17, 2019
Financial barriers to obtaining and accessing health care services were significantly associated with depression and anxiety in patients with chronic kidney disease…
In the Journals

Non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants may be best in early-stage CKD

July 15, 2019
In patients with early-stage chronic kidney disease, non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants have superior benefit-risk profiles than vitamin K antagonists, according to…
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Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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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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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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